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Pulse Secure Releases New Updateto Enhance Endpoint and IoT Device Visibility

By Enterprise Security Magazine | Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Pulse Secure has announced a new feature to its Network Access Control (NAC) solution, Pulse Policy Secure (PPS) that can improve endpoint and IoT device visibility, compliance, remediation, and threat response.

FREMONT, CA: In recent times, Pulse Secure has announced a new feature to its Network Access Control (NAC) solution, Pulse Policy Secure (PPS). The solution improves endpoint and IoT device visibility, compliance, remediation, and threat response when the companies adopt expanded remote work flexibility with employees and their devices returning to a hybrid workplace. 

It is available separately or as a part of Pulse Access Suite Plus. Pulse Policy Secure (PPS) is an enterprise-class NAC solution. It can be easily implemented, managed, and scaled. The update release consists of over 30 new features and developments like support for more endpoint detection and response (EDR) and IoT / OT vendors and McAfee and Nozomi.

As the businesses are slowly opening up with more modifications and social-distanced work settings and accelerating multi-cloud and hybrid, IT resources the companies are undergoing increased attack vectors and exploits due to the exposure of endpoints and IoT device. The solution necessary to ensure user productivity and information security in the present hybrid work environment is managed and unmanaged device oversight, expansion of endpoint compliance, and remediation ability. They are also necessary means to unify remote and on-premise access control.

The modern NAC solutions offer agent and agentless visibility, contextual access policy control, and integrated threat response abilities, which are necessary to avoid endpoint exposures that can generate identity theft, malware, and network compromise. Regulated industries, like financial services and healthcare, have to be careful while implementing endpoint compliance and separating IoT access.

According to Ganesh Nakhawa, Director of Portfolio Solutions at Pulse Secure, “The latest release of Pulse Secure NAC continues to advance our deployment, usability and threat response capabilities while delivering enterprise-class functionality. With our unique means to offer a unified endpoint compliance and protected connectivity capabilities across mobile, network and cloud environments, organizations can mitigate endpoint and IoT security risks while ensuring productivity no matter where employees work.”

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