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Secure Branch Connectivity With SD-WAN

  • Friday, March 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST (2020-03-13 17:00:00 UTC)
  • John Pescatore


  • Palo Alto Networks

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The number of devices at your branch locations grows every day. Add to this the rising bandwidth needs of your applications, and you see how your systems need to accommodate demand while maintaining security, all without spending too many resources in the process.

Not surprisingly, theres been a steady migration to SD-WAN, transforming the way businesses design their networks.

SD-WAN is a strong choice: but with its many benefits come some challenges, such as a traditional lack of security, unreliable performance, and increased complexity.

In this webcast, our SANS and Palo Alto Networks experts discuss these challenges and present a set of SD-WAN best practices you can implement to:

  • Ensure consistent security at the branch
  • Implement end-to-end high performance
  • Simplify secure SD-WAN adoption

Speaker Bio

John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013 after more than 13 years as lead security analyst for Gartner, running consulting groups at Trusted Information Systems and Entrust, 11 years with GTE, and service with both the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the U.S. Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems and "the occasional ballistic armor installation." John has testified before Congress about cybersecurity, was named one of the 15 most-influential people in security in 2008 and is an NSA-certified cryptologic engineer.

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