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Menlo Security

Menlo Security enables organizations to outsmart threats, completely eliminating attacks and fully protecting productivity with a one-of-a-kind, isolation-powered cloud security platform. It's the only solution to deliver on the promise of cloud security, with the most secure zero-trust approach to preventing malicious attacks—making security invisible to end users and removing the operational burden for security teams.

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Webcast: Using Zero Trust to Protect Remote and Home Workers

by Menlo SecurityOct 06, 2022

When COVID-19 hit, many organizations attempted to implement Zero Trust environments to protect their data from online threats presented by unsecured home office equipment. But these efforts were often temporary and not particularly effective. In this webinar, experts offer a more permanent, more effective strategy for using Zero Trust to secure remote and hybrid workers and protect critical data from unauthorized access.

E-Book: How Hybrid Work Fuels Ransomware Attacks

by Menlo SecurityAug 07, 2022

Learn how today's hybrid workforce has opened the door for ransomware attacks, but most importantly, what organizations can do to shut it. Key insights include:

  • Why hybrid work directly fuels the most common attack vectors for ransomware.
  • How endpoint protection is lacking despite threat actors' increased focus on the browser.
  • What organizations are doing about key ransom demands.

Whitepaper: Modernizing Secure Remote Access Through Zero Trust

by Menlo SecurityAug 07, 2022

This white paper by the Enterprise Strategy Group explores why organizations are turning to ZTNA, how ZTNA fits into an organization's broader security strategy, and key factors to consider in a ZTNA solution.

Key insights include:

  • Why VPNs alone can't handle modern access needs.
  • Deployment considerations for ZTNA planning.
  • Why not all ZTNAs are created equal when it comes to implementing Zero Trust.

E-Book: The Threat Landscape HEATs Up with Highly Evasive Adaptive Threats

by Menlo SecurityFeb 08, 2022

Attackers fully understand and have developed a clearly defined blueprint that can be followed to ensure success against today's distributed digital organization. The Menlo Labs research team has studied a new class of cyber threats attackers are using to successfully launch ransomware and phishing attacks, dubbed Highly Evasive Adaptive Threats (HEAT). This white paper by the Enterprise Strategy Group breaks down HEAT attacks and the challenges presented to organizations.

E-Book: The Definitive Guide to SASE Security

by Menlo SecurityDec 13, 2021

To help IT security leaders improve security for digital transformation, the 'Definitive Guide to SASE Security' provides valuable and practical technology insights and a pragmatic path to securing modern work. Here's what you can expect from this ebook: A clear understanding of what the SASE framework is:

  • Understanding the role of Zero Trust in the SASE architecture
  • A deep look at the SASE core capabilities
  • The best starting point for your SASE journey
  • How to future proof your SASE deployment
Download your free copy of this ebook to discover why modern organizations adopt SASE security to deliver the maximum secure business impact.

E-Book: Exploring ZTNA as a Pillar of Zero Trust Initiatives

by Menlo SecurityNov 04, 2021

This ebook examines the state of Zero Trust security strategies and why the effects of the pandemic validate the need for and importance of Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Key insights include:

  • Trigger points influencing Zero Trust initiatives
  • Examining results that Zero Trust strategies have delivered
  • The key technologies being deployed to support Zero Trust strategies
  • Exploring ZTNA as a pillar of Zero Trust initiatives

E-Book: Ultimate Buyer's Guide: Cloud Secure Web Gateway

by Menlo SecurityOct 07, 2021

Working habits are changing, and it's pushing the boundaries of legacy security.

Mobile and distributed users accessing data center applications, web apps, software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms, and websites from outside the perimeter are now the rules, rather than the exception.

At the beginning of the work-from-home boom, companies flipped on VPNs to backhaul Internet traffic to headquarters or centralized data centers to secure corporate assets access. But that introduced latency sapped bandwidth and created a host of issues for users that impacted productivity.

As VPN concentrators began failing from the high traffic volume, organizations defaulted to legacy secure web gateways (SWGs) to manage the expanding attack surface. But these solutions don't work for today's highly distributed, work-from-anywhere environment.

For organizations ready to take a modern approach to secure users, this Ultimate SWG Buyer's Guide will help you determine which SWG maximizes your digital transformation efforts. Insights featured in the ebook include:

  • How cloud-scalable isolation is a crucial component
  • Characteristics to look for in a futureproof solution
  • Why "invisible security" exists and protects productivity

Whitepaper: A Pragmatic Path to SASE

by Menlo SecurityAug 24, 2021

Cloud adoption has become ubiquitous, with ESG finding that 94% of organizations use public cloud services such as infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or software as a service (SaaS). Yet, the consumption of cloud services will continue to accelerate.

Today's modern business has had to quickly adapt to the needs of a distributed workforce that demands agility. To meet these needs, enterprises have accelerated investments in cloud technology but have struggled with securing the work there.

These shifts have highlighted the need for a reimagined cloud-based network and security architecture through secure access service edge (SASE). But in a rush to address these business-critical demands, many security leaders may overly simplify what this security transformation involves and the phased approach necessary to get there.

A logical starting point for this journey to SASE is focusing on eliminating attacks on users with an emphasis on where they spend most of their working day—in a web browser—through a combination of secure web gateway (SWG), cloud access security broker (CASB), data loss prevention (DLP), and remote browser isolation (RBI).

This white paper examines how digital transformation initiatives have become a top priority for organizations and breaks down the phased approach needed to provide a secure foundation and scalability to improve security and protect these initiatives. Topics include:

  • How to support a distributed workforce
  • The criticality of protecting browser-based traffic
  • Leveraging SASE as a business enabler
  • How to take a Zero Trust-oriented path towards SASE
  • Download your free copy of this white paper to learn the phased approach needed when implementing the SASE framework.

Research Report: Zero Trust and the Power of Isolation for Threat Prevention

by Menlo SecurityJul 06, 2021

Online threats are on the rise, with 86% of organizations having a successful cyberattack landed on them by the start of 2021.

Legacy detect-and-remediate approaches have long been the cybersecurity standard, but savvy threat actors easily poke holes in that strategy and attack rates continue to grow. Flawed approaches coupled with legacy technology is turning into quite the nightmare for security departments, especially during a time where the COVID-19 pandemic has increased cloud adoption rates, drastically expanding the attack service for organizations.

Protecting against modern security threats is a top priority for businesses, and existing solution just aren't cutting it. To beat the odds presented by today's threat landscape, organizations are looking to isolation-powered security solutions to provide an alternative strategy to current, failing architectures. This technology separates the network from the Internet, assuming all traffic is inherently bad—hence the moniker, "Zero Trust."

This recently published SDx Central Industry Guide, "Zero Trust and the Power of Isolation for Enterprise Online Threat Prevention," examines the following key areas that have led to a paradigm shift in network security:

  • The rising threats of online attacks and security breaches.
  • How traditional detection-based solutions work and why they aren't effective.
  • How isolation-powered security solutions reduce online security threats.
  • The Menlo Security isolation-powered approach to security.

Download your free copy of this industry guide to discover how you can take an isolation-powered Zero Trust approach to security that protects productivity and accelerates the business.

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Research Report: 2021 Cyberthreat Defense Report

by Menlo SecurityJul 06, 2021

In 2020, 86 percent of organizations experienced a successful attack, up from 81 percent the prior year, resulting in the largest year-over-year increase in the last six years.

Security professionals were faced with complex challenges fueled by a global pandemic that dramatically expanded work-from-home programs.

Organizations quickly pivoted their workforces, swiftly accelerating bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and introducing new technology to cater to the anytime, anywhere needs of employees. This resulted in a massive playing field for threat actors.

The 2021 Cyberthreat Defense Report examines these pandemic-fueled challenges and how security professionals are increasingly looking to cloud-based security solutions to overcome them.

CyberEdge Group surveyed 1,200 qualified IT security decision-makers and practitioners in November 2020 to understand their perceptions about the industry's risks, practices, and technology.

The sample group consists of respondents from 17 countries, representing 19 industries working in organizations larger than 500 employees.

Topics you will learn about:

  • Why the threat landscape propelled ransomware attacks.
  • How IT security spending increases are slowing.
  • Why the adoption of cloud-based security solutions is increasing.
  • How organizations are addressing the most pressing risks.
  • Get your free copy of the 2021 Cyberthreat Defense Report courtesy of Menlo Security to learn how you should deploy and invest in security for your business for 2021 and beyond.