Symantec Cloud Security Updated with Luminate Integration

| July 16, 2019

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Highlights include CloudSOC Mirror Gateway, which uses Symantec web isolation capabilities to deliver cloud access security broker (CASB) controls for unmanaged devices, covering all modern SaaS applications.Additionally,software-defined perimeter technology from Luminate is incorporated into the portfolio, providing a layer of protection for corporate applications that are deployed in an IaaS environment.The new solutions are part of Symantecs Integrated Cyber Defense Platform.Gerry Grealish, Symantecs head of marketing for network security, tells us these new capabilities allow his companys partners to solve new requirements for their customers, or in some cases introduce better approaches to existing challenges.For example, Secure Access Cloud enables greater security for corporate applications,he said. Zero Trust Access enabled by Secure Access Cloud does not require an agent and is integrated with multiple multifactor authentication (MFA) solutions including Symantec VIP.  Because it supports access private cloud, hosted cloud and on-prem applications,customers can seamlessly migrate applications to the cloud without impacting their user experience.

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