At a Glance
Product: Pulse Software Defined Perimeter (SDP)
Vendor: Pulse Secure
Price: $66 per user, based on 1,000-user purchase.

What it does: Uses policies to apply granular application access rights based on the unique combination of a user profile and device type.
What we liked: Flexibility and ease of deployment.
The Bottom Line: The “zero trust” framework provides a very scalable an effective approach to securing applications.

As traditional network defenses have evolved, malicious players have shifted focus from infrastructure attacks to targeted software attacks. Whether the motivation is to obtain critical data or to simply disrupt operations, applications are now the prevailing target of opportunity, leaving many organizations unprepared and unprotected. The ease of access offered by web applications is a blessing for users but a curse for security teams as it adds a whole new dimension to the challenge of effectively securing applications.

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