How hybrid cloud is hastening the demise of traditional firewall security – Network World

July 31, 2013

Network World LogoI spoke with Brandon Butler of Network World recently about the future of the firewall, and he put some of my comments in a great article titled, How hybrid cloud is hastening the demise of traditional firewall security. You should totally go and read it over at Network World, but to give you a taste …

 It’s not a new notion, but one that is gaining adherents: Perimeter-based security options like firewalls and access controls just will not cut it for new technologies that expand beyond corporate networks.

“Identity is the new perimeter,” said Andi Mann, a vice president at CA Technologies, during a Google Hangout with other cloud experts sponsored by Datamation recently. “You can’t lock down by firewalls any more – you can’t even really lock down by application access anymore because you’re getting portions of an application from different services and different providers.”

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