Network Site Security Solutions: Application Note
Perhaps the fastest growing and most diverse part of the network is at the edge. Compared with more controlled and limited aggregation points such as the WAN, the edge is where the sprawl is – a plethora of devices ranging from
regular laptops to legacy devices with older authentication schemes, to BYOD devices and most recently, the rapidly
growing number of IoT devices. Access is also complicated by segmentation needs leveraging VLANs/SSIDs and
authentication based on user roles, devices, organization, or to provide an overlay network for VoIP, surveillance, or
Given these challenges, how do network security teams monitor, manage and secure the network edge?