6 Micro-Segmentation Requirements for Modern Applications (Illumio Blog)


The idea of segmenting the network as a way to increase security is not a new one. But it has been difficult to achieve granular segmentation because compute and security have been tied at the hip. That means any changes made to attain the desired security posture requires changes to the underlying network transport or sacrifices granularity. In addition, IT and security teams are often juggling competing priorities, and segmentation hasn’t always been the most popular strategy.