Securing the Evolving Workplace: Zero Trust and COVID-19

By: Bassam Khan Many companies have had to drastically, and quickly, restructure the way they work in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few weeks. For those businesses that were able, their entire workforce switched to working from home (WFH) practically overnight. We currently don’t know how long this way of working will last, and many are even suggesting that this unprecedented situation will change how we work forever. This...

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The 9 Most Vital Network Security Best Practices

The 9 Most Vital Network Security Best Practices

An old truism suggests that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. While this saying is relevant in most aspects of daily life, it becomes especially appropriate when applied to business network security. Data Dangers Thanks to the internet, individuals, businesses and computer systems can now share sensitive data among one another more easily than ever before, but there’s a downside to this near-universal connectivity: network attacks are becoming...

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Embracing Security Intent

Embracing Security Intent and IBNS

What is IBNS, and what are its advantages?  Intent-based network security (hereafter “IBNS”) helps with several areas that are of top concern for enterprise security leaders: Software-defined networking New application deployment Moving applications across platforms (e.g. on-prem, cloud, virtual, containers) Orchestrating policies to fit the network need It does this by decoupling intent from implementation. In this model, intent becomes the bedrock of policies and controls, and implementation serves as the device-specific enforcement...

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