Thursday, March 11, 2021

BrandPost: Zero Trust Network Access: The Evolution of VPN

The recent rise in remote working has put a spotlight on the limitations of virtual private networks (VPNs). For years, VPNs have been the de facto method of accessing corporate networks, but they have some drawbacks in light of today’s more complex ecosystems.

The biggest issue for complex network deployments is that a VPN takes a perimeter-based approach to security. Users connect through the VPN client, but once they're inside the perimeter, and in the absence of other security solutions in place, they could potentially have broad access to the network, which exposes it to threats. Every time a device or user is automatically trusted in this way, it places an organization's data, applications, and intellectual property at risk.

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