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Cisco: If it's good enough for CTU...

In this week's episode of Fox's "24," terrorists armed with a nuclear warhead tried to avoid capture by launching a denial-of-service attack on CTU, the fictional agency whose main job seems to be really screwing with Kiefer Sutherland's day.

But fortunately, CTU had installed security software from Cisco Systems and was able to thwart the terrorists, since "the Cisco system is self-defending," as one of the characters helpfully pointed out.

The terrorists claimed later in the episode that CTU had only recently installed the software. One hopes the agency's real-life counterparts are a bit more on the ball with security.