Palo Alto Networks Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition GA
April 14, 2022
the wide adoption of hybrid work, cyberattacks on home networks are
potential threats to modern enterprises. Palo Alto Networks released
its Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition that provides industry-leading
cybersecurity to protect businesses from home network
Everyday, more organizations are adopting a Secure Access Service
Edge (SASE) architecture to provide consistent protection to
employees - anywhere work needs to happen. Okyo Garde Enterprise
Edition enables organizations to extend Palo Alto Networks'
best-in-class SASE into the home network through a security
subscription that comes with Prismaź Access and a beautifully
designed Wi-fi 6 router. Built for ease of use, Okyo Garde is
seamless to configure for IT teams, and easy to manage for at-home
employees through a simple mobile app.
"The benefits for working remotely also come with the shared
responsibility between employees and employers for protecting
networks, as at-home use of personal devices, email and social media
accounts increases the risk of cyberattacks on the enterprise," said
Kumar Ramachandran, senior vice president of products at Palo Alto
Networks. "Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition is built upon the
principles of Zero Trust and enables organizations to extend the
corporate network and bring unified security policy management and
SASE to the hybrid workforce. Together, Okyo Garde Enterprise
Edition with Prisma Access extends that best-in-class security
synonymous with corporate environments into the home."
In order to create tightly controlled security zones for corporate
and personal devices, Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition also includes an
option for at-home employees to create separate private and personal
networks. The use of separate networks prevents commingling of data,
while also reducing the risk of attackers moving laterally from one
network to another.
Key benefits of Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition:
the corporate network from the employee's personal network at home,
reducing the risk of lateral movement.
Secures unmanaged work devices at home, such as printers, VoIP
phones and hardware prototypes.
Helps protect the whole home from phishing, malware and other
attacks, including on personal and IoT devices.
Provides enterprise security teams an easy interface to assign and
manage Okyo Garde subscriptions for employees.
Gives security operations center (SOC)/IT visibility and control
over the in-home corporate network while providing the means to
ensure personal network activity is not visible to IT admins.
Provides fast and reliable Wi-Fi coverage throughout the home.
''The home has now become an important edge of the enterprise
network that requires secure connectivity. A blended home network
with all the traffic funneled through consumer-grade Wi-Fi routers
creates a new set of cybersecurity challenges for companies," said
Brandon Butler, research manager, Enterprise Networks, IDC. "More
than ever, companies need to secure the home network, just like they
would a branch office. Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition helps
organizations by extending enterprise-class security to their
Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition is now available in the U.S. and
Canada from Palo Alto Networks and Palo Alto Networks NextWave