Gartner Note: The Future of Network Security Is in the Cloud
Security and risk management leaders need a consolidated cloud-delivered secure service to address the shift. Read the Gartner notes with recommendations
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Complexity, latency and the need to decrypt and inspect encrypted traffic once will increase demand for consolidation of networking and security-as-a-service capabilities into a cloud-delivered secure access service edge (SASE). It's time to re-think how network security is delivered in Public Cloud.
Gartner: The Future of Network Security is in the Cloud - We Agree!
Gartner recently published a compelling read - The Future of Network Security Is in the Cloud by Gartner Research VP analyst Lawrence Orans and distinguished VP analysts Joe Skorupa and Neil MacDonald on on the future of network security. The report highlights a few potentially uncomfortable truths for many security pros. While much of the note is focused on secure access and identity, there are good takeaways for those folks looking to secure apps in the new enterprise datacenter - the public cloud.
Specifically, Gartner made a few interesting (to me!) observations and recommendations:
Tromboning, hair-pinning, or backhauling traffic is killing the business. There is more “stuff” (users, devices, apps) outside the old, on-premises datacenter than inside it...