Security Service Edge

In This Report

CyberRatings conducted an independent test of Zscaler’s Security Service Edge (SSE) focused on its Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) capabilities using Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access.

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Technology Overview

SSE technology is relatively new to the market with security vendors continuing to introduce their technology offerings in the space. The first of its kind test for SSE (Part 1) was published by in June of 2021.

Introduced by Gartner in a late 2019 blog post as Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), technologies include SD-WAN, SWG, CASB, ZTNA and FWaaS as core abilities. Gartner then introduced SSE in 2021 as a subset of SASE which excluded the SD-WAN.