When VLANs, Firewalls, & Cloud Security Groups Fail presented at FutureConVirtualWestern 2020

by Dave Klein,

Summary : Business, viewing IT as a competitive differentiator has demanded speed, efficiencies and enterprise environments that integrate easily into business processes. IT has delivered utilizing DevOPs/Cloud Models. Along with it has come risk, compliance concerns and IT management hassles. Traditional segmentation techniques like VLANs, Firewalls and Cloud Security Groups fail to provide visibility, automation and granular protection enough to be utilized. Micro-Segmentation, also known as Software-Defined Segmentation has risen to handle a broad spectrum of use cases and provide that much needed speed, granularity and automation necessary to succeed.We will dive into the concept of software-defined segmentation and the challenges it brings about, along with outlining the essential components and steps that should be on your list when embarking on a segmentation project to guarantee an improved security posture.