Gartner Information Technology Research

Securing the Enterprise’s New Perimeters

Published: 27 March 2020

ID: G00386904

Analyst(s): Jeremy D'Hoinne, Steve Riley

Summary

Aggressive marketing campaigns announcing the perimeter’s death can divert security and risk management leaders responsible for network security from adapting their practices to encompass both on-premises and cloud designs. New best practices must be put in place to secure enterprise network edges.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Shift the Discussion on Encryption and Cloud to Secure the Enterprise Network Edge
    • Outbound Traffic
    • Inbound Traffic
  • Upgrade Branch Connectivity and Security Requirements for Multicloud and SaaS Applications
  • Don’t Let IaaS Workloads Move Faster Than IaaS Security
  • Embrace a New Mindset for SaaS Security in Which Identity Becomes as Important as Perimeter Controls

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