Validate the authenticity, security, and performance of Cisco Catalyst 2960X/296024/48 port Gigabit Ethernet switches.
Cisco partners with law enforcement and government to combat crime and protect consumers.
IP theft and counterfeiting lead to lost jobs and tax revenue, compromised security, and increased organized crime.
U.S. companies alone lost US$9 billion due to pirated software*.
The global IT industry lost US$100 billion in revenue to counterfeiters annually*.
IP threats cost domestic companies US$250 billion*.
We pursue global investigations to catch and stop the largest offenders.
We partner with law enforcement and government agencies to combat crime and protect local economies.
We help our Cisco customers and partners verify products and learn how to protect themselves.
We develop analytic tools and collect actionable intelligence on illegal activities worldwide.
We develop technologies to detect and prevent illegal activities, including tools for customs officials.
We combat illegal activity done through computer programs, websites, emails, or other online tools.
Watch the Preventing Corruption and Bribery Partner Training video (11:07) to learn about the terms and conditions of the partnership agreement with Cisco.
Cisco's Channel Leader comments on Brand Protection's anti-counterfeit efforts
Oliver Tuszik highlights Cisco's commitment to combat grey market and counterfeit products.
Check out Vology's journey from joining our Authorized Partner program to becoming a Gold Partner selling cloud based solutions and Cisco Refresh.
Learn about Brand Protection and how Cisco Refresh is an alternative to unauthorized and counterfeit Cisco products.
Check how Prodec benefited from joining Cisco's Authorized Partner program selling Cisco Refresh.
Oliver Tuszik describes how Cisco Brand Protection helps partners defend against the risks of grey market and counterfeit products.
Learn about Cisco Brand Protection's priorities in combatting unauthorized and counterfeit and protecting our partners' investment in Cisco
Learn how Cisco Value Chain Security and Brand Protection are taking a holistic approach in keeping Cisco and our customers secure.
Cisco has created a platform that details key security features on the carton security, PCBA, and module security labels found on genuine Cisco products.
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