SD-WAN Security

SD-WAN and security on one platform

SD-WAN enables efficient access to cloud applications in multicloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) environments. It also helps to protect against security vulnerabilities.

Cisco SD-WAN provides on-premises and cloud-based security, accelerating the transition to a secure access service edge (SASE) architecture where and when it's needed, in a secure and agile manner.

Features and benefits

Cisco SD-WAN security helps protect enterprises against security threats today while accelerating the transition to a SASE architecture for the future.

Flexible deployment

Drive business agility with cloud and on-premises security that fits your organization's needs.

Comprehensive security

Help ensure end-to-end visibility, segmentation policy management, and security enforcement across the network.


Eliminate complexity with fully automated integration to Cisco Umbrella and multicloud OnRamp, for a truly zero-touch experience.

Simple management

Simplify security management with integrated workflows, policy-based routing, unified security, and threat insights.

Flexible deployment

SD-WAN security is delivered flexibly in a cloud-security SASE model or on-premises in SD-WAN routers, depending on the business requirements and compliance needs of an enterprise.

SASE deployment

Fully integrated with cloud-delivered security services, Cisco Umbrella offers protection against security blind spots and cyberthreats. Powered by the Umbrella global network and Cisco Talos threat intelligence, it's the easiest way to deliver protection to users anywhere they access the internet and cloud apps.

On-premises security

Cisco SD-WAN offers embedded SSL decryption, enterprise firewall, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, and malware sandboxing. Together, these capabilities provide secure WAN access and help users meet compliance demands onsite while offering constant protection against internal and external threats from a range of sources.

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Related SD-WAN security solutions​

Cisco SD-WAN

Network architecture that connects users to multicloud applications with complete security

Secure access service edge (SASE)

Networking and security functions combined in the cloud to deliver seamless, secure access to applications, anywhere

Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp

Feature that connects SD-WAN to public cloud and SaaS applications with real-time optimization and automated workflows

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