Networks are indispensable for businesses along with applications on those networks. Organisation needs to approach IT security differently. Their current solutions limit innovation, lack flexibility and scalability and do not provide the necessary insights and controls to protect their critical information assets.
More importantly, their strategy demands a compliance and risk-centric approach, allowing them to detect control breakdowns in real-time and having the ability to timely respond to a threat.
Traditional firewalls are designed to inspect and secure traffic coming into an environment – north south direction. Network and Micro-segmentation provide greater control and visibility over the growing amount of east-west traffic across the organisation which bypass the traditional firewalls.