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Cloud Security starts with SASE
Get the next generation of cloud security with SASE. Secure Access Service Edge will transform your business’s IT security helping you and your colleagues to work more effectively, efficiently and safely.
EveryCloud partners with leading providers Cato and Netskope to offer businesses the latest SASE cloud security solutions. Let’s transform your strategy together.
What is SASE?
Secure Access Service Edge, known at SASE, is a cloud-based security architecture that combines network and security services into a single, integrated solution. SASE is designed to provide secure access to applications and data for users and devices, regardless of their location.
SASE converges the following capabilities:
- Secure Web Gateway (SWG): SWGs protect users from web-based threats, such as malware, phishing, and data leakage.
- Cloud access security broker (CASB): CASBs protect data in the cloud by controlling access to cloud applications and encrypting data at rest and in transit.
- Zero-trust network access (ZTNA): ZTNA provides secure access to applications and data without the need for a traditional VPN.
- Firewall as a service (FWaaS): FWaaS provides network security by filtering traffic and blocking unauthorised access.
The SASE benefits:
Secure Access Service Edge offers multiple benefits over legacy architecture
SASE converges network and security services into a single, integrated solution, which makes it easier to manage and enforce security policies.
SASE eliminates the need for multiple security solutions, which can reduce complexity and improve efficiency.
SASE delivers security services from the cloud, which can improve performance for users and devices.
SASE is a cloud-based solution, so it can be easily scaled to meet the needs of growing businesses.
SASE from Netskope
At EveryCloud we work with the very best. That's why we partner with Netskope, rated number one for SASE in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
With SASE from Netskope, enterprises can eliminate the effort and costs required to maintain complex and fragmented infrastructure made of point solutions, reduce the risk for breach and data loss with optimal security posture, enable secure work from anywhere, and improve access to global applications on premises and in the cloud.
When should you migrate to Secure Access Service Edge?
If you need to convince the C-suite to approve the migration. These use cases include:
When MPLS contracts are up
MPLS contracts often chain enterprises to certain vendors with expensive services. Having an MPLS contract come up for renewal is a good time to start researching more secure and higher performing alternatives, at lower costs.
Multiple offices and sites
Enterprises that have employees working at multiple, global locations need a solution that will securely connect them all, while providing a frictionless user experience and removing connectivity barriers.
Complex legacy networking environments
Intricate and multi-layered networking environments are difficult to manage, govern and secure. This difficulty creates frustration for IT and users alike, it impedes productivity and can result in security vulnerabilities being overlooked. Enterprises need a simple-to-use alternative that provides optimal and secure connectivity.
A remote or hybrid workforce
Following the pandemic and lockdowns, enterprises need a secure and robust environment that supports work from home (WFH) while delivering the same network and security capabilities as the office. This requires a scalable, secure solution that connects all employees, without backhauling, based on least-privileged access.
Frequently Asked Questions:
SASE stands for Secure Access Service Edge. It is based in a cloud security architecture that combines network and security services into a single offering. SASE is designed to protect users, devices, and data from anywhere, regardless of location or network type.
SASE converges a variety of network and security services, including:
- Secure web gateway (SWG)
- Cloud access security broker (CASB)
- Firewall as a service (FWaaS)
- Zero-trust network access (ZTNA)
- WAN optimization
- Intrusion detection and prevention (IDS/IPS)
- Data loss prevention (DLP)
SD-WAN can be seen as a critical component of SASE, but SASE goes further by providing additional security features such as zero-trust security and built-in protection against Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks.
SSE stands for Security Service Edge. It is a subset of SASE that focuses on the security aspects of the architecture. SSE includes services such as secure web gateway (SWG), cloud access security broker (CASB), and zero-trust network access (ZTNA).
SASE stands for Secure Access Service Edge. It is a more comprehensive architecture that includes both network and security services. SASE includes all of the services that are included in SSE, as well as additional services such as WAN optimization, intrusion detection and prevention (IDS/IPS), and data loss prevention (DLP).
Another key difference between SSE and SASE is that SSE is typically deployed as a standalone solution, while SASE is typically deployed as a part of a more comprehensive cloud networking solution.
Which solution is right for you will depend on your specific needs. If you are primarily looking for a security solution, then SSE may be a good option for you. If you are looking for a more comprehensive solution that includes both network and security services, then SASE may be a better fit.
Many businesses are now choosing to implement both SSE and SASE together. This allows them to get the best of both worlds, with improved security and network performance. Speak to our Cloud Security experts to find the best solution for you
Yes, we can help you choose the right SASE solution. We partner with Netskope and Cato. As SASE resellers / vendors we can give you an unbiased opinion on which solution is best for you business.