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Encryption and Its Impact on Network Security: Transparent vs Forward Proxies and Other Methodologies

January 24, 2023

The Fast Mode spoke to Srini Addepalli, Chief Technology Officer at Aryaka on new encryption technologies and their impact on today’s networks. Srini joins us in a series of discussions with leading vendors in the traffic management, service assurance, traffic monitoring, analytics, policy control and network security space, assessing various attributes of encryption, its benefits as well as the challenges it poses, specifically loss of visibility that makes networking increasingly complex.

Tara: How does encryption affect network security?

Srini: Encryption technologies have been used for a while to secure traffic from being eavesdropped. However, new TLS 1.3+ extensions can impact visibility, access control, and threat security enforcement at the network level.

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