ISE Chilly Safety Resilience – Cisco Blogs

We hear and over once more that safety resilience is the flexibility to guard the integrity of each side of your enterprise so as to stand up to unpredictable threats or modifications – after which emerge stronger. Chances are you’ll marvel how that is any completely different from plain previous ‘resilience’, and also you’ll discover the solutions in The 5 dimensions of safety resilience. Nonetheless, all one wants to recollect is that the duty of safety instruments is to plug all of the holes. Non-resilient methods depart exploitable holes throughout occasions of change or when going through threats.

Cisco Identification Providers Engine (ISE) serves on the core of tens of 1000’s of company networks world wide. It’s usually sight unseen by the very customers connecting to the community – the company employee, VPN consumer, or community visitor. ISE is a part of the crucial infrastructure – not simply because it’s used to present entry to those that must get onto the community, however as a result of it secures the company community by being agile. It ensures that solely these customers and units who ought to entry related elements of the community, do. If it isn’t resilient, then you find yourself with holes in your safety.

What’s New in ISE 3.2?

ISE 3.2 continues the journey in direction of being essentially the most versatile and resilient community entry management (NAC) platform on the market. Our engineering group has delivered essentially the most thrilling ISE launch as we speak as a result of they centered on altering ISE from “a” platform, to the platform of alternative. They centered on ensuring ISE serves your safety wants, the best way you need them served. They usually did this with an eagle eye deal with high quality above all else.

ISE in a Dark Theme
Determine 1. ISE in a Darkish Theme

We’re excited to announce a number of key improvements constructed on prime of capabilities launched in ISE 3.0 and three.1 that proceed the theme of ‘flexibility’, and put ISE on the forefront of including safety resilience to any community:

  • Deploy a hybrid, multi-cloud NAC utilizing APIs for zero-touch provisioning. Obtain resiliency with a deployment that mixes on-premise nodes utilizing {hardware} and digital machines, and nodes within the public cloud hosted in Amazon Internet Providers, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Carry your community and safety infrastructure near your distant department places of work utilizing the worldwide attain of the general public cloud.
  • Make sure the hygiene of endpoints connecting to the community utilizing essentially the most versatile posture ever. Validate any endpoint configuration and remediate if desired earlier than deciding what community entry an endpoint ought to have. And, if you have already got third-party MDM/EMM options checking for compliance – plug ISE straight into these platforms.
  • Create stories such as you by no means have earlier than. ISE has a wealth of details about the entire endpoints connecting to your community. Now you can use a model new dashboarding instrument or DIY reporting to create stay stories and dashboards the best way you need with the information you need.

Safe Your Community, Your Approach

Making issues ‘safe’ isn’t going to be the job of a single product. Extra so, it would by no means be achieved by a set of merchandise all working independently. Cisco believes that integration and coordination are key and the huge array of Safe Technical Alliance Companions demonstrates this. ISE 3.2 is a leapfrog launch for ISE with enhanced built-in intelligence. Be it the improved integration with Microsoft Azure Lively Listing for certificate-based authentication and full community authorization; or the introduction of pxGrid Cloud, the identical pxGrid that everyone knows and love, now constructed for seamless and safe integrations with cloud-native purposes.

With nice pleasure, we’re excited to announce pxGrid Direct, a brand new framework for integrating with third-party purposes utilizing their native APIs. Use this new functionality to writer community authorization insurance policies primarily based on data held in your different trusted purposes.


Study extra about ISE 3.2 in

“What’s new” webinars half 1 and half 2

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