How to decouple security segmentation from the network

Decoupling Security from the Network: The Evolution of Segmentation

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Segmentation has been around as long as we’ve been connecting networks. But networks are about connecting things with utility-like reliability – whereas segmentation is about reliably isolating things.

Segmentation understands what can connect to what and enacts enforcement rules to limit everything else. These two objectives are diametrically opposed. Yet, we try to do both with the same equipment.

Download this white paper that:

  • Explains the evolution of networks, SDN and host-based “security segmentation”
  • Describes core competencies and trade-offs of segmenting on each
  • Builds a case for decoupling security from the network based on design logic and efficacy
Vendor:
Illumio
Posted:
10 Sep 2019
Published:
10 Sep 2019
Format:
PDF
Length:
10 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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