Perimeter 81 Network Security Glossary

From Application Access to Zero Trust, our glossary has your network and information security terms covered from A-Z.

Perimeter 81 Network Security Glossary

Single Sign-On (SSO)

Learn how to prevent your credentials from being compromised by malicious actors using Single sign-on (SSO) authentication. Find out how SSO works.
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What Is SAML?

80% of data breaches are caused by stolen credentials. Learn how to prevent identity theft within your organization by integrating the SAML open standard for more secure authentication.
7 min read

What is a Managed Service Provider (MSP)?

An MSP or Managed Service Provider is a third-party company that provides IT outsourcing services to other businesses. Curious to see how much an MSP can save your business? Read on.
7 min read

What is an Endpoint?

68% of organizations experienced at least one or more endpoint attacks. Learn how to secure your endpoints from malicious attacks.
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Network Security

What is Remote Work Security?

Access controls are responsible for determining who can access certain resources in an organization. Failure to restrict access can have great repercussions.
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Contrary to VPN, ZTNA helps prevent attacks such as credential stuffing as it leverages the principle of least privilege (PoLP).
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Authentication vs. Authorization

Authentication verifies a user’s identity while authorization grants permissions to access resources. So, how exactly do they differ? Let’s have a closer look at both.
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VPN Passthrough

A VPN passthrough is a router feature that enables any device connected to allow VPN traffic to pass through that specific router or access a remote network.
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There are 16 DDoS attacks per minute. Are your network resources safe? Learn how DDoS attacks work and to protect against them.
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Data Breach

There were 3,950 confirmed data breaches in 2020. Is your data really that safe? Learn how to take preventive measures against data breaches.
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SCIM is the best system for managing identities in cloud-based applications and services and can help preventing identity theft.
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Secure Web Gateway

A single malware attack can cost your organization up to $2.5 million. Learn how to filter out threats with Secure Web Gateway (SWG).
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From hiding your identity to improving your Business security, learn how a VPN works and how to choose one.
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VPN Split Tunneling

The average cost of downtime is $5,600 per minute. Leverage split tunneling with Perimeter 81’s NaaS and secure your traffic controls.
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HITRUST is a healthcare-driven industry organization that created and maintains the certifiable Common Security Framework (CSF).
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GDPR fines can wind up costing your organization up to $24 million dollars. Learn how to prevent hefty GDPR penalties and remain GDPR compliant
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Amit Bakeret

CEO and Founder

What is SASE (Secure Access Service Edge)?

The Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) model allows IT security teams to easily connect and secure all of their organization’s networks and users in an agile, cost-effective and scalable way.

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