Securing the Network is Critical in Today's Distributed World

The network is the lifeblood of your organization and it’s getting tougher to safeguard it, along with the systems and data it carries. Users also need immediate and uninterrupted access no matter where they are located. That all means new approaches are required for effectively securing the network without disrupting the user experience or flow of business.

Secure access service edge, or “SASE,” is the convergence of wide area networking with network security services like cloud access security broker (CASB), firewall as a service (FWaaS) and Zero Trust, all rolled into a single, cloud-delivered service model. For most organizations, that means more flexibility and cost savings while reducing network security complexity and enhancing performance.

Is your network security roadmap ready?

4 Keys to an Advanced Network Security Strategy

Secure Access Service Edge

Use SASE to securely connect users, systems, and endpoints to applications and services anywhere.

Network Microsegmentation

Divide the network into distinct security segments to create security controls for each unique segment.

Web Application Firewall

Protect web apps by filtering, monitoring, and blocking any malicious HTTP/S traffic with specific policies.

Next Generation Firewall

Advance firewall technology with application awareness and control and integrated intrusion prevention.

Layer Your Defenses Against Today's Most Common Threats

Improving network security in today’s dynamic threat landscape requires a deeply layered defense system that includes multiple layers of defense mechanisms used to resist possible attacks.

Below are some of the latest attack methods every business needs to be aware of and plan for:

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6 Methods for Activating Networking Security

Network as a Sensor

Malicious activities can hide in the floods of traditional alerts generated by your system, so using the network to activate sensor capabilities for suspicious activity, intrusions and breaches can make all the difference.

See Threats in the Noise

By collecting network traffic and other sources of metadata, systems can analyze and document every transaction that takes place on the network so you can see threats among all of the noise.

Block Untrusted Devices

As your extended network grows in complexity and as more devices try to access it, the more vulnerable you become—so find ways to identify threats that can find their way in even before an actual breach.

Set Clear Rules

Creating a clear corporate network security policy and then training employees across locations is critical to establishing an effective network security strategy. Clear rules remove the ambiguity around security ownership across every aspect of the system.

Enforce the Policies

Use defined segmentation to enforce access rights consistently anywhere in the network and use advanced tools to interpret policies to enforce the right level of access to users, prevent the lateral movement of malicious actors, and limit the impact of breaches.

Fortify Branches

Branch networks introduce a new level of complexity and greatly expand your attack surface, so it’s critical to protect your extended network with the same encryption, visibility, and ease of management that you employ at your home campus.

More Network Security Resources

Close Your Cybersecurity Gaps with Advanced Web Filtering


Utilizing Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) To Protect Your Remote Workers


The Real World Use Cases for Implementing a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)


The Raw Truth About Securing the Cloud and How Cloud Access Security Brokers Can Help


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