Security and risk management leaders deploying microsegmentation face difficult technical choices, which can be facilitated by Gartner's four microsegmentation models. These models provide evaluation factors for selecting a design, and the segmentation technology should be an enabler, not a barrier.
- Cloud Heterogeneity
- Project Scope: DC Alone or the Whole Network
- Management and Control of Servers
- Organization: Who Manages Security
- Strength of Separation and Assurance Required
- Advanced Security Feature Requirements: IPS, Reporting and Anti-Threat
- NFV Nonsecurity Requirements
- Mode 1, Mode 2 or Bimodal
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