Isolation is still the new kid on the block - in Europe we spend much of our time educating our customers and partners on what Isolation means, how Isolation works and how it mitigates the risk of web server & web browser vulnerabilities exploited by cyber criminals on a daily basis. It’s not just Menlo Security that is looking at the web in this way; Gartner themselves highlight the value of Isolation as part of the new Preventive capabilities customers can adopt.
One of the recurring questions from almost all the meetings I have had to date is what does Isolation mean in terms of business benefit? Every technology company I have worked for in my career has always focused on the technical benefits, architecture and how it solves the technical problem, but hasn’t talked enough to the business benefits. Without a clear link to business benefit, we have to connect Isolation to the overall Cyber Security strategy a CIO is working towards.
So briefly what are the business benefits of Isolation?