The zero trust model continues to gain momentum. So are now Guardicore and Fortinet entered into a technological partnership, thanks to which the security platform Guardicore Centra and the fabric connector technology from Fortinet can be better combined. This gives customers a uniform and consistent IT security level for the entire data center. announced the partners.
According to her, it is no longer just the perimeter that can be secured. The guideline-based firewall protection should, for example, also be able to be extended to server transmissions within your own IT infrastructure. The zero trust model implemented is intended to reduce high costs for both personnel and the tools required.
John Maddison, EVP Products and CMO at Fortinet, is convinced that the multi-layered enterprise security strategy prevents cyber criminals from accessing IT environments and increases overall security efficiency. Sharon Besser, SVP Business Development at Guardicore, adds that “IT security departments need suitable control mechanisms to protect critical IT assets and avoid risks”.
To make matters worse, app and DevOps managers need freedom for new applications without loss of performance. The complexity of modern hybrid environments is a major challenge. The integration with Fortinet enables IT security teams to have automated security controls and simplified IT security management.
The Fortinet Connector for Guardicore Centra is available via the FortiManager 7.0.1 Universal Connector.