Robert “Bobby” Holstein says it’s not the increased volume of traffic, per se, but the complexity of networks that requires a more secure, sharpened edge to replace traditional firewalls. Operations departments are looking for capabilities like SSL traffic inspection, encryption for data in transit, deep packet inspection and policy enforcement points to improve the security of complex traffic flows in today’s hybrid cloud network environment.
This video is part of a series of interviews with leaders in federal agencies and industry. We explore how the federal government is defending an increasingly complex and dynamic network perimeter. This series was produced by Scoop News Group, for FedScoop, and underwritten by Cisco.