The cloud security provider Zscaler recently hosted its annual ZenithLive event under the bright Las Vegas lights. The company pioneered the security services edge, where security moves away from on-premises firewalls and VPNs to zero trust delivered via a cloud proxy.

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Zscaler Gives Cloud Security an AI Boost

For customers of security provider Fortinet Inc., its annual Accelerate user event this week in Orlando, Florida, is an important event because it typically includes new products as well as updates to existing products — and the 2023 version of Accelerate held true to that expectation.

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Fortinet aligns its product strategy with the convergence of networking and security

Palo Alto Networks has announced what it calls Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, which shifts the focus of ZTNA from the network to the application layer.

Implementing zero trust has been top of mind for security pros for the past couple of years. Pre-pandemic, the topic had been gaining momentum, but interest in it exploded as work from home increased, applications moved to the cloud and the IT environment got more complex. In many cases, networks became too complicated to secure with traditional tools.

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Palo Alto Networks Shifts Zero Trust To Application Layer

Identity and access management (IAM) provider ForgeRock recently held its annual IDLive conference in Austin, Texas. One of the most compelling sessions involved ForgeRock CTO Eve Maler, who discussed the future of IAM and how it’s now being heavily infused with artificial intelligence (AI) to make it more effective.

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How AI is driving IAM’s shift to digital identity

Ransomware attacks have grown by 80% year-over-year, as they continue to evolve in tactics and scope.

The findings come from Zscaler Inc.’s newly released ThreatLabz 2022 Ransomware Report, which uncovered a record number of attacks that have increased both in volume and the cost of damages.

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New Zscaler report finds ransomware continues to run amok