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What is SASE? A cloud service that marries SD-WAN with security

Network World - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 10:38pm

Secure access service edge (SASE) is a network architecture that rolls software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) and security into a cloud service that promises simplified WAN deployment, improved efficiency and security, and to provide appropriate bandwidth per application.

Because it’s a cloud service, SASE (pronounced “sassy”) can be readily scaled up and scaled down and billed based on usage. As a result, it can be an attractive option in a time of rapid change.

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While some vendors in this space offer hardware devices to connect at-home employees and corporate data centers to their SASE networks, most vendors handle the connections through software clients or virtual appliances.

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IoT roundup: A wide-scale security flaw and energy-sector botnets

Network World - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 6:00am
Monitoring water treatment using IoT will become $3.5 billion business.
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