Edgewise for segmenting compliance environments

Edgewise for Segmenting
Compliance Environments

Reduce the risk of non-compliant data or systems
More than 25,000 new cybersecurity and privacy regulations have been introduced since 2008. It is incumbent upon security teams to find and protect all data and systems in scope for relevant compliance mandates. From PCI-DSS to HIPAA to FISMA to Sarbanes Oxley, security teams must keep abreast of requirements and determine the best strategies which allow them to demonstrate compliance. Edgewise’s zero trust segmentation gives organizations assurance that wherever data and systems reside, they are covered by security controls that can’t be separated from the workloads themselves.

Edgewise helps your business:

Network visibility

Gain visibility and map data flows

Assuring your data and systems meet compliance requirements necessitates an understanding of how data is stored and transmitted through your networks. Edgewise uses workload identity to map application and service communication paths and provide real-time flow path maps. Every time workloads communicate through the network, Edgewise is able to accurately determine what’s communicating and reveals deeper insight about application-to-application communication, connections between hosts, and other data pathways.

Identify violations

When managing compliance, security and audit teams must be able to identify how data is being accessed and by what services or processes. Edgewise fingerprints then segments every host and application communicating in your networks, and then uses zero trust verification to approve or deny network communications, so you can instantly identify violations of privacy or security laws (e.g., transferring or storing health data to a non-compliant database) and the potential for privacy abuses (e.g., if a database containing PII tries to connect to an unverified host).
Secure data

Secure data according to its sensitivity

Edgewise reduces the scope of compliance initiatives by placing segmentation policies at the data level instead of around network constructs. Edgewise’s “data-first” approach means that you can apply policy based on data type and know that control travels with the data, independent of network environment. When it comes time for a compliance audit, your customized dashboard allows you to quickly and clearly demonstrate how compliance-related data and systems have been protected against unauthorized access or use.