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Three Network Weaknesses that Zero Trust Addresses
Published: 08/04/2021

Zero Trust is a network security concept that aims to protect enterprise assets. Under Zero Trust, organizations should not automatically trust anything inside or outside traditional perimeters. Before granting access to assets, organizations should require the verification of anything and everyt...

How SDP Can Be Used to Thwart DDoS Attacks
Published: 03/26/2021

By Shamun Mahmud, Senior Research Analyst and Standards Officer for the Cloud Security AllianceSoftware Defined Perimeter provides an integrated security architecture that is otherwise hard to achieve with existing security point products. We’ve seen tremendous growth in interest, enterprise adop...

How to choose a Zero Trust architecture: SDP or Reverse-Proxy?
Published: 02/15/2021

This blog was originally published on Wandera.comWritten by Alex Wells at WanderaZero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) is the next generation access solution that is set to be a key part of IT administrators toolkits, displacing longstanding Virtual Private Networks (VPN). There are numerous factors a...

Help CSA Develop a New SDP Training - Join the SDP Expert Group
Published: 01/24/2021

Join the Software Defined Perimeter Expert GroupCSA is looking for volunteers to join the CSA Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) Expert Group to help review and advise on the scope, curriculum, objectives, structure, go-to-market strategy and value proposition for an 8 hour CSA SDP Training.This gr...

The State of SDP Survey: A Summary
Published: 07/02/2019

The CSA recently completed its first annual “State of Software-Defined Perimeter” Survey, gauging market awareness and adoption of this modern security architecture – summarized in this infographic. The survey indicates it is still early for SDP market adoption and awareness, with only 24% of re...

Software-Defined Perimeter Architecture Guide Preview: Part 4
Published: 10/08/2018

Part 4 of a four-part seriesBy Jason Garbis, Vice President/Secure Access Products, Cyxtera Technologies Inc.Over the past three blog posts on this topic, we’ve provided an overview of the Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) Architecture Guide, including its outline, core SDP concepts, and a summary...

Software-Defined Perimeter Architecture Guide Preview: Part 3
Published: 09/18/2018

Part 3 in a four-part seriesBy Jason Garbis, Vice President/Secure Access Products, Cyxtera Technologies Inc.Thanks for returning for our third blog posting, providing a preview of the forthcoming Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) Architecture Guide. In this article, we’re focusing on the "Core SD...

Software-Defined Perimeter Architecture Guide Preview: Part 2
Published: 08/23/2018

Part 2 in a four-part seriesBy Jason Garbis, Vice President/Secure Access Products, Cyxtera Technologies Inc.Thanks for returning for the second blog posting, providing a preview of the forthcoming Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) Architecture Guide (Read Part 1). In this article, we focus on the...

Software-Defined Perimeter Architecture Guide Preview
Published: 07/31/2018

Part 1 in a four-part series.By Jason Garbis, Vice President/Secure Access Products, Cyxtera Technologies Inc.The Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) Working Group was founded five years ago, with a mission to promote and evangelize a new, more secure architecture for managing user access to applica...

New Software-Defined Perimeter Glossary Sheds Light on Industry Terms
Published: 06/12/2018
Author: Shamun Mahmud

The Cloud Security Alliance's Software Defined Perimeter Working Group set out to author a comprehensive resource on the terms and definitions within software defined perimeter (SDP) architectures. SDP has changed since the working group's inception in 2014, so the Working Group went about cr...

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