055 – Security Segmentation Doesn't Have to be Painful

When software was decoupled from the underlying hardware – a process known as “virtualization” — a revolution followed. Multiple applications could exist on one server; it was the first step in the transformation of the data center.

Illumio has a similar idea for security in the data center. As Faraz Aladin, head of Technical Product Marketing at Illumio, discusses with ActualTech Media Partner James Green, the key to proper microsegmentation – which Illumio calls “security segmentation” – is breaking the dependency between existing security mechanisms and the network itself. Once that’s done, Aladin says, security segmentation can be implemented without network disruption.

Highlights of the show include:

  • What security segmentation is
  • Security segmentation in practice
  • The importance of properly defining workload labels
  • Compelling use cases for microsegmentation, including compliance issues

Resource links from the show:

Illumio — https://www.illumio.com/

Try Illumio for free — https://www.illumio.com/test-drive-landing-page

The definitive guide to microsegmentation — https://www.illumio.com/resource-center/guide-the-definitive-guide-to-micro-segmentation

The Illumio blog — https://www.illumio.com/blog#gsc.tab=0

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