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2020-06-08T13:14:00Z

Why is network segmentation important?


How does network segmentation improve network security?

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Network segmentation is important as it can limit the impact of a virus outbreak.

2020-06-09T09:46:33Z
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Network segmentation only allows an authorized user to access certain applications, data and/or servers ... like physical access control restricting access to certain doors.


So it limits the ability of hackers to wander through a network and search for data and/or other ways into the network.


The original firewalls installed on IT networks were like the walls around a castle .. once you were through the gate, you had access to the entire castle ... which obviously is not true security.

2021-11-16T17:27:07Z
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