Zscaler has notched large, multiyear, multipillar deals as the economic downturn prompts clients to seek replacements for expensive legacy point products, says CEO Jay Chaudhry. Clients are increasingly buying Zscaler's secure web gateway, private access and digital experience tools as one bundle.
Versa Networks has completed a pre-IPO funding round to build out a cloud security portfolio and bring zero trust functionality to campus and branch settings. The SASE vendor says the $120 million Series E round will allow the company to build or buy technology around SSPM, CSPM and CWPP.
The convergence of networking and security in the cloud, described as secure access service edge (SASE), is a nascent market that already has the attention of IT operations teams looking to adapt their networking and security architectures to better serve the needs of digitally transformed enterprises.
Every organization has employees distributed across multiple locations, such as headquarters and branch offices. With the Covid-19 pandemic, remote working from home has become a norm. Wherever they are, a company’s staff will need to access IT services, applications and data that are also spread out over a number...
In an ESG research it was found that employees were spending an average of six hours per week doing work-related tasks outside of office hours. This shows that even before the pandemic hit, the lines between office and home life had begun to blur.
As this lead to a disturbance in the enterprise architecture,...
To enable a secure anywhere, anytime access, Security and risk management (SRM) leaders, responsible for infrastructure security should include some specific activities in their SASE roadmap.
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Perennial leaders Fortinet and VMware and a surging Cisco set themselves apart from the pack in SD-WAN, according to the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant. Fortinet and VMware again took the gold and silver in ability to execute, with Cisco leapfrogging both Versa and Palo Alto to capture the bronze.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss the industrywide implications of a teenager hacking into Uber's internal systems, key trends in the new Gartner SD-WAN Magic Quadrant report, and how ethics and security culture are center stage due to recent CISO revelations at Uber and Twitter.
The demand for anywhere, anytime
access has grown as the workforce has
become more distributed and cloud
traffic continues to soar.
How can IT leverage a simpler, more
scalable method to securely connect
users to the applications they need?
By bringing network and security
functions closer to users and...
Enterprises need to securely enable hybrid working to attract and retain talent, says Naveen Palavalli, vice president of product strategy at Netskope. He explains how this will require network and cloud transformation as well as transformation around how data is accessed and shared.
Netskope has built out a full SASE stack and helped enterprises secure their physical devices through the recent acquisitions of Infiot and WootCloud. Buying SD-WAN provider Infiot in August will boost the convergence of networking and security and help customers quickly on-ramp users in the cloud.
Implementation of security service edge technology has progressed over the past six months from early adopters to mainstream organizations, with requests for proposals around SSE projects now carrying tight deadlines rather than no deadline at all, says iboss co-founder and CEO Paul Martini.
New CEO Bob VanKirk wants to capitalize on SonicWall's distributed network technology and strength in the education and state and local government sectors to expand beyond the company's traditional strength with small and mid-sized businesses and into larger enterprises.