Zscaler Private Access Connects Authorised Users to Named Apps Without Exposing Amazon VPC to The Internet
Zscaler has announced that Zscaler Private Access (ZPATM) is the first zero trust architecture to achieve Amazon Web Service (AWS) Security Competency status.
The ZPA zero trust architecture securely connects authorised users and devices to named, internally managed applications without exposing the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) to the internet. With ZPA, applications connect to users via inside-out connections, making them invisible to unauthorised users and reducing the risk of internet-based attacks. Enterprises using ZPA can create micro-segmented architectures without virtualising the security stack and creating complex firewall policies.
“By implementing a zero trust model in AWS, where access is based on policies that follow the user and applications remain dark to unauthorised users, we have streamlined access and strengthened security. Malware and botnets simply can’t attack what they can’t see,” said Tony Fergusson, IT Infrastructure Architect at MAN Energy Solutions. “With the rise in cloud adoption and mobility, enterprises need to change their network and security architectures to meet the need for secure, anywhere access and protect against increasingly sophisticated attacks.”
AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology Partners in the Amazon Partner Network (APN) with deep industry experience and expertise.
“ZPA enables customers to not only secure application access, but also to transform their network architecture in order to achieve strategic improvements in their security posture with their apps that have migrated to cloud services, such as AWS,” said Punit Minocha, Senior Vice President Corporate and Business Development at Zscaler. “We’re excited to have achieved AWS Security Competency status, as it provides our customers and partners with additional confidence in the solution and in our ability to deliver secure connectivity for AWS customers.”
Zscaler enables the world’s leading organisations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100% cloud delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances or hybrid solutions are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates a multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform that protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss. Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler.