Enhancing Network Security: Cisco Umbrella

Protecting your network is crucial in today's digital landscape. Cisco Umbrella provides a multi-layer set of options to project your network and users. 

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Networks and user traffic can be attacked in many ways. There are many attack vectors and so you also need to invest in many ways to protect against that multitude of attack possibilities. Cisco Umbrella provides a comprehensive suite of options to do just that. 

From the simple DNS security (where Umbrella resolves the DNS requests and validates each domain), through to the cloud firewall of Secure Internet Gateway, Umbrella has range of deployment options to suit your business.

Umbrella has range of deployment options to suit your business.

DNS Layer Security

DNS Layer Security is a crucial component of network security. It protects your network by filtering and blocking malicious domain requests, preventing cyber threats from entering your network, by resolving your DNS requests and using global visibility of known good or known bad, before they can allow a malicious site or code to run inside your network.

With Cisco Umbrella, you can ensure that your network is protected at the most basic layer, providing the first layer of security, as the DNS layer.

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Implementing DNS Layer Security helps to prevent data breaches, malware infections, and other cyber attacks.

Through the easiest security  deployment you will ever see, Umbrella reduces the alert fatigue and lets your security teams see those more sophisticated attacks and take faster action. 

DNS Security allows you to proactively identify and block malicious domains before they can cause any harm to your network. 


Cloud Delivered Firewall (CDFW)

A Cloud Delivered Firewall (CDFW) is an essential component of network security.

It acts as a barrier Cisco SDA FAbric Key Concepts (Instagram)between your network and the internet, monitoring and controlling incoming and outgoing network traffic.

Cisco Umbrella offers a powerful Cloud Delivered Firewall solution that provides advanced threat protection and ensures the security of your network. The term "cloud" firewall sounds confusing at first, but in essence, you will connect your existing physical firewall to the cloud firewall via a secure tunnel. 

Cisco Umbrella's Cloud Delivered Firewall,  can protect your network from unauthorized access, malware, and other cyber threats, by allowing you to define and enforce security policies, monitor network traffic in real-time, and block malicious activities.


Secure Web Gateway (SWG)

A Secure Web Gateway (SWG) is an essential component of network security that protects your network from web-based threats.

Acting as a proxy between your users and the internet, filtering and blocking malicious web traffic,  Secure Web Gateway provides advanced threat protection and ensures a secure browsing experience.

With Cisco Umbrella's Secure Web Gateway, you can protect your network from sophisticated web-based attacks, such as malware downloads, phishing attempts, and malicious websites.

SWG provides URL filtering, content inspection, malware scanning, and, sandboxing ensuring that only safe and legitimate web traffic and file downloads reaches your users and network. 


Cisco Talos Threat Intelligence

Cisco Talos Threat Intelligence is a powerful tool that enhances network security by providing real-time threat intelligence and analysis. It leverages a global network of threat sensors and researchers to identify and analyse emerging cyber threats. With Cisco Umbrella, you can benefit from Cisco Talos' advanced threat intelligence and stay ahead of cyber attackers.

Integrating Cisco Talos Threat Intelligence with your network security infrastructure, you can proactively identify and block known and unknown threats, before they impact your network.

Cisco Talos continuously updates its threat intelligence database, ensuring that you are protected against the latest cyber threats. 


Remote Browser Isolation (RBI)

Remote Browser Isolation (RBI) is an innovative technology that enhances network security by isolating web browsing activities from the rest of the network.

It creates a virtual cloud environment where web browsers run, ensuring that any malicious code or malware encountered during browsing does not reach the network. Cisco Umbrella offers a robust Remote Browser Isolation solution that provides an additional layer of protection for your network.

Even if a user encounters a malicious website or unintentionally clicks on a malicious link, the isolation technology ensures that the network remains safe. 


Cisco Access Security Broker (CASB)

Cisco Access Security Broker (CASB) is a critical component of network security, particularly in cloud environments. It provides visibility and control over cloud applications and ensures that sensitive data is protected.

Cisco Umbrella's CASB solution offers granular visibility into cloud application usage, allowing you to detect and prevent unauthorized access, and enforce data loss prevention policies.

Secure your cloud environment, ensure compliance with industry regulations, and protect your valuable data. Unsure about every application in use in your organisations, Cisco Umbrella's CASB solution also provides complete visibility into shadow IT and easily allows policy to be set to secure your environment.


Conclusion: Cisco Umbrella is right for your business

Cisco Umbrella offers a comprehensive suite of network security solutions that can significantly enhance Networking Security Basics. (Instagram)your network security.

From the most basic protection, DNS Layer Security to the more advanced functions of Cloud Delivered Firewall, Secure Web Gateway, Cisco Talos Threat Intelligence, Remote Browser Isolation, and Cisco Access Security Broker, Cisco Umbrella provides the necessary tools and technologies to protect your organisation from cyber threats.

The internet is a dangerous place and with so many threat vectors, it pays to have a range of defensive options for your business. 

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