Buyer’s Guide to Cloud Security Solutions

Published on 13 Oct 2021

Buyer’s Guide to Cloud Security  Solutions

Securing your enterprise is no longer just about securing the network. Digital transformation, distributed workplaces, cloud migration, cloud-based apps these sweeping changes have transformed security. It’s now crucial that you secure users, devices, apps, and data at the point of access. The next evolution of security recently defined by Gartner in their secure access service edge (SASE) approach is a multi-function cloud-native security platform that works at the edge to deliver protection and performance everywhere, in one simplified approach.

See also: Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) for Dummies

You also need a partner with the network and experience to back that platform up, along with the vision to keep evolving to meet changing needs. With this solid foundation, you can ensure strong security well into the future. But what exactly should you be looking for? In this guide, we define the four core components of a robust, forward-thinking cloud security solution, and show how Cisco and the Cisco Umbrella security service deliver on these elements.

Simplicity in Cloud Network Security

Will it improve operational efficiency? Will it integrate with existing tools? The new watchword in security is convergence. Moving from multiple point solutions to a simplified, unified platform. With a cloud-native, multi-function service that unifies key networking and security solutions, Cisco streamlines deployment, management, and policy enforcement across environments.

Increased Security with Cloud Security Solutions

How does its threat detection stack up? Will it block every threat, or just some of them? At the core of any solution lies security — delivering robust protection across workforces, workloads, and workplaces at any point of access, including at the edge. Cisco is the largest security vendor with the #1 threat intelligence team and #1 threat detection rate in the industry.

Scalability for Network Security with Cloud Solutions

Will it grow with your business? Is it reliable? Does it enable performance and productivity? Users demand consistently seamless app access, which in turn demands a high-performance, high-volume network that can scale with your organization’s needs. The Cisco network and Cisco Umbrella are designed to deliver dependable, powerful performance to every user, now and in the future.

Support for Cloud Security Solutions

Does the partner I’m working with have the background, the investment, and the vision to back me up? Successful cloud security isn’t just about the platform – it’s about the network and the company behind it. Cisco is a leader in both networking and security. We built the network, and we’re in the best position to secure it. 

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