Cyberoam has been honoured with the award for a patent for identity and policy-based network security and management by the US Patent Office. The patent awarded technology is at the heart of Cyberoam’s extensive portfolio of next-generation firewall (NGFW) and unified threat management (UTM) network security appliances.
Hemal Patel, CEO of Cyberoam Technologies & Sr Vice-President of IT & Operations, said, “This patent grant validates Cyberoam’s continued leadership in providing identity-based network security to address two of the primary security challenges: helping network administrators manage the weakest link in the security chain with user-defined security and network access policies, and strengthening compliance and reporting based on complete visibility of user activity in the network.”
This technology was created and developed by the Cyberoam team in India. It offers a unique capability to connect end-user identity with network security policy. It also allows IT security managers to more effectively manage activity and access based on individual needs.
Cyberoam’s innovative system can apply rules and policies specific to the user, between the source and the destination. This “Layer 8” Technology allows user-specific policies, enabling granular security controls for Firewall decisions. Network administrators and IT security managers gain the ability to grant network, bandwidth and application access based on user-identity, time-of-day and other Layer-7 (application layer) controls… See more