Juniper Networks has added new elements to its safety portfolio to assist prospects get a greater deal with on potential threats in addition to enhance threat detection and response.
The brand new merchandise are aimed toward determining who and what gadgets are on the community after which providing the safety intelligence to assist them handle threats at each level on the community, stated Samantha Madrid vice chairman of Safety Enterprise & Technique at Juniper Networks.
Safety is all the time a problem however much more so now when prospects have mass-scale distant workforces, Madrid stated.
Madrid cited a current Juniper-sponsored IT survey by Vanson Bourne that discovered 97% of respondents stated their corporations confronted challenges securing their organizations’ community successfully.
“It bears repeating that the IT challenges current earlier than the sudden improve in distant work have been amplified considerably towards a burgeoning menace panorama, populated by prolific, extremely motivated ‘unhealthy actors’ who always innovate and make the most of each alternative to thrive and stay undetected,” in accordance with the examine.
New ATP options
With that as a backdrop, Juniper added a brand new characteristic to its Superior Menace Prevention (ATP) cloud and appliance-based malware detection and prevention platform, referred to as Adaptive Menace Profiling. Adaptive Menace Profiling makes use of Juniper’s Safety Companies enabled on its SRX Sequence firewalls to categorise visitors based mostly on the endpoint OS, and Juniper says, “this characteristic is targeted on monitoring and mitigating menace actors inside a community.”
Adaptive Menace Profiling, “means that you can configure safety or IDP insurance policies that, when matched, inject the supply or vacation spot IP handle right into a menace feed, which could be leveraged by different gadgets,” Juniper says.
It does so by informing ATP Cloud of particular threats detected by Adaptive Menace Profiling, which is enabled on SRX firewalls. That menace data is distributed by ATP Cloud on feeds to different SRX gadgets to allow them to take additional motion towards the malicious visitors, Juniper says.
Adaptive Menace Profiling also can let customers create safety intelligence utilizing Juniper’s SecIntel knowledge and their very own community data to create menace feeds based mostly on who and what’s at the moment attacking the community and who the assault is focusing on.
“Many safety assaults are personalized to a selected goal and Adaptive Menace Profiling lets customers customise their very own safety safety utilizing menace intelligence gathered from their very own community,” Madrid stated. “All new threats are then distributed to different factors within the community that discuss to the impacted machine—it creates a real-time closed loop of community intelligence and motion.”
Juniper additionally stated it has built-in its SRX firewalls, ATP Cloud and Juniper Mist Cloud companies with WootCloud’s HyperContext to establish gadgets connecting to the community, and robotically section them, apply extra menace prevention insurance policies, implement extra authentication or block them outright in accordance with their sort and threat stage, Madrid stated.
WootCloud HyperContext is an agentless service that makes use of synthetic intelligence and machine studying to detect wired or wi-fi gadgets on the community. The concept is to present prospects the flexibility to do threat evaluation, isolate issues and kick gadgets off the community when needed to forestall safety issues, Madrid stated.
New VPN app
Bumping up its remote-access safety choices, Juniper additionally rolled out its Safe Join VPN utility. The bundle helps IPsec and SSL-VPN safety for distant entry and could be tied into Juniper’s different companies similar to its WAN Assurance to make sure all safety insurance policies and superior menace safety options are supported whether or not the person is at dwelling, in a department or utilizing SD-WAN connectivity, Juniper stated.
Juniper has provided VPN companies, however they’ve sometimes been by way of partnerships. Safe Join is Juniper’s personal, Madrid stated.
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