Securing The Future
Cisco has advanced its efforts to seamlessly connect security and networking without forcing solution providers to stitch together products from different vendors. The San Jose, Calif.-based networking giant debuted new capabilities and simplified procurement options Tuesday at Cisco Live Digital 2021 aimed at driving adoption of its authentication technology and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offering.
“Cisco is reflecting the messages we’re getting from the industry about what they need when it comes to SASE,” said Raviv Levi, vice president of cloud security. CRN discussed enhancements around Duo authentication, SASE and the SecureX cloud platform with Levi, Cisco Zero Trust General Manager Ash Devata and Cisco Secure Director Joakim Lialias.
Insight Enterprises has seen demand for SASE grow as customers look to put their network security technology in the cloud for more visibility, said Rob Parsons, practice director for network and integrated security at the Tempe, Ariz.-based company, No. 15 on the 2020 CRN Solution Provider 500. “This allows us to get to market quicker,” he said. “The requirement of proof is lessened by the evidence.”
From data loss prevention and automated SolarWinds attack workflows to passwordless authentication and a SASE subscription service, here’s a look at five groundbreaking cybersecurity tools and features debuting at Cisco Live Digital 2021.