Zero Trust Networking

The adoption of cloud technologies and applications has left the traditional perimeter and on-premise approach to security no longer fit for purpose. Employees aren’t based just in the office anymore – they’re working from home, on the train or in their local Starbucks. This modern way of working requires a modern approach to security, one driven by a ‘Zero Trust’ approach to networking.

At Xalient, we have deep expertise and experience in helping organisations move towards Zero Trust, with a range of services and solutions to secure your organisation’s shifting security perimeter and manage access and identity to your global network to ensure the overall security of your people, your assets and your firm’s reputation.

What is Zero Trust?

Traditional security models assume that everything inside of a company’s network can be trusted. With the increased sophistication of modern attacks and insider threats, this is no longer the case.

The Zero Trust approach, by default, restricts a user’s access to business resources and applications until they’ve verified exactly who they are and therefore what level of access they should have. Rather than being designed purely to protect the perimeter, Zero Trust is instead rooted in the principle of “never trust, always verify”.

Zero Trust Use Cases

Benefits of Zero Trust.

  • Decreases risk and improves visibility – IT teams can use Zero Trust to understand who already has access to their network and who and what is trying to gain access.
  • Meets compliance requirements – Zero Trust mitigates the opportunities for your network to be exploited.
  • Increases agility – Zero Trust isn’t constrained by the limits set by static network constructs. Like your workforce, security is flexible and mobile, with any restrictions or blocked communications being isolated rather than company-wide.
  • Security – ensures your organisation is secure in today’s cloud-enabled world.
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Software Defined Perimeter.
Making the theoretical possible.

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) was developed to allow access to applications on a need-to-know, zero-trust basis. An SDP brokers a connection between a user and the applications they’re trying to access, only granting that access if they meet the necessary criteria.

Xalient security experts work with industry leading cloud security vendors to define security strategies for our clients, develop and deploy solutions and manage secure networks on your behalf.

Benefits:

  • Enable secure, easy access from anywhere
  • Improve employee productivity
  • Secure your estate
  • Greater business agility

Underpinned by Identity.
Driven by Access Management.

Identity and Access Management (IDAM) ensures your employees have access to the right tools, at the right time and for the right reasons.

As companies grow and employees change roles and responsibilities, the use of external applications in day-to-day work grows and therefore the need for verifying user identity becomes critical. Identity is the essential backbone in controlling who has access to your organisation’s data, from where and using what device.

IDAM helps companies securely manage their users’ identities and access to services and resources for everyone in their organisation.

Xalient can advise on how you can ensure only the right people access your network, but do so efficiently and securely, wherever they are in the world. We work with industry leading IDAM solution vendors, and have the skills required to design, build and manage your global ID and Access Management solution for you.

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SIEM.
Fast threat detection. Even faster remediation.

Security information and event management (SIEM) is a set of advanced threat-detection technologies that combine to give your organisation a holistic view of its cyber security positioning. SIEM collects security log events from numerous hosts within your enterprise – such as your intrusion detection and endpoint detection systems – and captures the relevant data centrally. By correlating this data, SIEM immediately flags anomalies and generates alerts, enabling corrective action to be taken as soon as such threats occur. As well as this, a SIEM solution delivers centralised analysis and a full suite of management reports, giving you a holistic view of your threat landscape.

With organisations facing ever-increasing cyber threats every day, SIEM is both a critically important management tool to monitor and manage your cyber security landscape and a powerful tool that meets the growing demands for security compliance.

 

Fully managed, fully compliant.

Xalient works with market-leading SIEM solution vendors to offer a 24/7 fully managed and scalable SIEM service, that can be designed and deployed quickly and efficiently. Supported by experienced security engineers dedicated to threat detection, and always up to date with emerging threats in the marketplace, our service is designed to provide you and your team with time to focus on the most important task of remediation rather than detection, all the while keeping you and your organisation safe.

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Security & audit compliance

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We can supplement the 24/7 monitoring & alerting of a SIEM solution with a managed service to analyse and advise on any remediation to ensure any solution delivers full business value.

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Scalable - it can be implemented immediately to meet any short-term needs whilst allowing for growth and future network strategy.

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Specialist technical knowledge with tried and tested experience of installing and delivering SIEM solutions.

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