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Security service edge (SSE)

Protect users and resources anywhere work is done

Safeguard your workforce and defend critical assets from multiple attack vectors with a converged set of security services delivered from the cloud.


Secure your hyper-distributed environment

Cisco SSE cloud-based architecture provides industry-leading security, performance, scalability, and resilience. It resides between users and the apps and data they access, wherever they are. 

Consolidate security functions

Deepen protection with a cloud security service that combines secure web gateway (SWG), cloud access security brokers (CASB), cloud firewall, DNS-layer security, data loss prevention (DLP), and remote browser isolation (RBI).

Simplify the user experience

Help users and devices, including those that are unmanaged, securely connect with confidence to the internet and mission-critical applications.

Deliver security for a hybrid world

Continuously apply granular access controls and security policies for deep security threat protection and tight compliance control.

Streamline IT operations

Use a single, cloud-managed console to enable simplified deployment, management, and optimization of your hyper-distributed environment.

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Start your SSE journey today

Cisco Umbrella

Get cloud security that delivers end-to-end visibility and industry-leading threat protection.

Cisco+ Secure Connect

Securely connect people, devices, and apps from anywhere with a unified secure access service edge (SASE) as-a-service solution.

Cisco Secure Access by Duo

Provide secure access, strong authentication, and device trust.

Industry recognition

Frost & Sullivan 2022 Secure Web Gateway award

The award recognizes Cisco's global enabling-technology leadership with our integrated secure cloud platform. 

Forrester Total Economic Impact study

The study reveals an ROI of 231% with a net present value (NPV) of US$1.96M and shows a 30% improvement in DNS security and SWG efficacy.

PeerSpot best B2B enterprise technology awards

Cisco wins gold medals in the categories for Cloud Access Security Broker, Secure Web Gateway, and Secure Access Service Edge.

TechValidate customer IT organization survey

The survey highlights how Cisco dramatically decreases alerts, reduces malware, improves performance, and more.

Discover modern security from the cloud

Learn how converged, cloud-delivered security can strengthen your security resilience.