Cisco Secure Workload (Tetration)

Micro-segmentation and cloud workload protection

Achieve the security required for today's heterogeneous multicloud environment with Cisco Secure Workload (formerly Tetration). Protect workloads across any cloud, application, and workload--anywhere. Automate and implement a secure zero-trust model for micro-segmentation based on application behavior and telemetry. Proactively detect and remediate indicators of compromise to minimize the impact to your business.

Seamless workload protection for your business

Reduce attack surface

Automate micro-segmentation through customized recommendations based on your environment and applications.

Remain compliant

Granular visibility and control over application components with automatic detection and enforcement of compliance.

Gain visibility

Track the security posture of applications across your entire environment. Make informed decisions using automatic NIST vulnerabilities data feed.

Cisco Secure Workload models

Software as a service (SaaS)

  • Suitable for any size customer
  • Fully managed by Cisco; integrated with on-premise
  • Flexible pricing model; low barrier to entry
  • Quick spin-up; faster value realization; consistency across multicloud
  • Supports European data residency requirements


  • Physical and virtual options, customizable to business need
  • High scalability with 100% on-premise control of applications and data
  • High availability and horizontally scalable architecture support highest performance needs
  • Enables secure migration to cloud, multicloud for critical enterprise applications

The Cisco Learning Network

Attend our virtual bootcamp. Learn more about micro-segmentation and workload security with Cisco Secure Workload.

Zero-trust capabilities

Explore how a comprehensive zero-trust model can dynamically protect application workloads across your entire distributed environment.

Create a zero-trust model (PDF)

Learn how the micro-segmentation of specific workloads and application traffic patterns can facilitate a zero-trust strategy.

This webinar describes how you can facilitate zero-trust access control for your applications.

Organizations are evolving the building and deploying of applications and workloads across multiclouds. 

Container security

Container usage is growing year after year. Learn the best security practices to use to keep containers and the platforms they run on secure.  

Read the latest ESG research (PDF)

Learn about workload and container security trends and the latest on securing application development tools and processes.

See how Secure Workload manages the security, interactive policy, and visibility of containers.

Analyst reports

Gartner insights on workload security

Find out seven important recommendations in the Gartner 2020 Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms.

IDC market share study

Review the 2019 IDC Worldwide Hybrid Cloud Workload Security Market Shares study and see how the market is changing.

Give your workload security the SecureX advantage

Unlock more value from Cisco Secure Workload with the built-in Cisco SecureX platform for a more consistent experience that unifies visibility, enables automation, and strengthens your security across network, endpoints, cloud, and applications.

See the benefits of a mature DevSecOps program

Bring development, operations, and security teams together to securely accelerate innovation and business outcomes.

Customer stories

Financial services: Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft

Cisco Secure Workload is the cornerstone of the company's new banking infrastructure.

Professional services: Per Mar Security Services

Per Mar built a zero-trust network with Cisco Secure Workload, securing its network inside and out.

Repsol has achieved faster, more secure migration of applications to the cloud with Cisco Secure Workload. 

Secure Workload allowed LG&E to achieve its goals of network segmentation and better security.


Learn real-world examples of micro-segmentation to secure your most valuable assets: applications and their workloads.

Micro-segmentation is important to reducing security risks.  Learn proven methodologies to accelerate projects.

Watch the on-demand webinar and learn to effectively defend and respond to hybrid cloud threats with Cisco Secure Workload.

Micro-segmentation protects against lateral movement of malware. Get a step-by-step blueprint from Cisco and AlgoSec experts. 

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