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Pulse Secure Adds Software Defined Perimeter to Secure Access Platform

February 19, 2019 / Sean Michael Kerner

Pulse Secure announced the launch of a new Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) offering on Feb. 19, that integrates with the company's existing Secure Access platform. SDP is an industry standard framework approach led by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) that provides access and authentication components to protect cloud and virtualized workloads. Pulse Secure will be adding SDP component integration into its Secure Access platform, which already includes Network Access Control (NAC), Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and VPN features among others. "Pulse SDP provides additional benefit that are different and additive to Pulse’s Secure Access capabilities," Scott Gordon, Chief Marketing Officer at Pulse Secure, told eWEEK. "It provides a simple, direct, trusted connection between the entity and cloud application resource." Pulse Secure was spun out from Juniper Networks in July 2014, with an initial core focus on mobile secure access. The company has exp...