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Data sheet Cisco Umbrella © 2020 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The new normal - decentralized networks Exploding SaaS usage. Proliferating remote locations. Swelling ranks of roaming workers. It's the new normal, and it's driving a transformation in enterprise security and networking. The wide-scale use of cloud applications has become fundamental to business operations. New research from ESG notes that 86% of organizations today are extensively or moderately using public cloud computing services (Saas or IaaS). 1 Traditionally, organizations routed internet traffic from branch offices back to a central location to apply security. Yet in today's branch offices with high cloud application use, this centralized security approach has become impractical due to the high cost and performance issues of backhauling traffic. Many remote offices find ways to go direct to the internet for convenience and performance benefits. Eighty-five percent of remote users reported that they sometimes go direct to the internet. 2 For these reasons, many organizations are adopting decentralized networking approaches guided by SD-WAN to optimize remote location performance. Eighty percent of organizations extensively or selectively use SD-WAN today. 1 This enables more efficient direct-internet-access (DIA), but also opens new security challenges. Security challenges With these shifts, centralized security policy enforcement diminishes, and the risk of successful attacks or compliance violations increases. Security teams struggle to keep up. Many organizations have lots of separate point solutions that are difficult to integrate and manage. Sixty-four percent of organizations reported that network security at the edge has become more difficult than it was 2 years ago. And, 26% said that the number of disparate network security tools was a major contributor to that increased difficulty. 1 These point products are generating thousands of alerts, but many go untouched. In fact, 52% of daily alerts are not investigated. 3 Cisco Umbrella: Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) Essentials Package IT security pain points Gaps in visibility and coverage Volume and complexity of security tools Limited budgets and security resources " Eighty-five percent of remote users reported that they sometimes go direct to the internet" ESG Research, Market Dynamics Impacting Remote and Roaming User Security Requirements, Jan 2019 Network decentralization and the accompanying security challenges underlie the top IT security pain points with which organization of all sizes, in all industries grapple. To lessen the pain (and create new value) security leaders are moving toward consolidated, cloud-delivered solutions that provide broad protection for users while also simplifying the environment, reducing bandwidth costs, and relieving resource constraints.

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