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Zscaler advances cybersecurity and user experience with new AI/ML capabilities for Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange

Zscaler advances cybersecurity and user experience with new AI/ML capabilities for Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange
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Zscaler advances cybersecurity and user experience with new AI/ML capabilities for Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange

COMPANY NEWS: Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, today announced advanced AI/ML innovations powered by the world’s largest security cloud for unparalleled user protection and digital experience monitoring. New capabilities further enhance Zscaler’s Zero Trust Exchange security platform to enable organizations to implement a Security Serving Edge (SSE) that protects against the most advanced cyberattacks while delivering an exceptional digital experience to users and simplifies the adoption of a zero-trust architecture.

Organizations face a 314% increase in cyberattacks on encrypted internet traffic and an 80% increase in ransomware with nearly a 120% increase in double extortion attacks. Phishing is also on the rise with industries such as financial services, government and retail seeing annual increases in phishing attacks. more than 100% in 2021. To combat advancing threats, organizations must adapt their defenses to real-time changes in risk. Yet efficiently executing IT and security teams are experiencing security alert fatigue with increasing exposure to real-time threats and often do not have the resources or skills to effectively investigate and respond to the threat. growing volume of threats. Zscaler is addressing these challenges by providing one-click root cause analysis to instantly identify the issues behind a poor digital experience, freeing IT and security teams from troubleshooting to focus on preventing attacks. AI-powered security helps IT professionals by automating threat detection to provide better and faster protection.

Z-climber operates the largest online security cloud, inspecting more than 240 billion data transactions daily and blocking 150 million daily attacks worldwide to dramatically speed investigation, response and resolution times, and identify potential malware to stop breaches and data loss. Zscaler is uniquely equipped to train its AI/ML models for superior accuracy in automating threat responses and making policy recommendations to security teams. From faster threat detection to freeing up resources, Zscaler’s zero-trust platform enables IT and security teams to reduce the constant fire drill of manually chasing down alerts and trying to identify new threats.

“Cybercriminals are using AI, automation and advanced techniques to train machines to hack or socially engineer victims faster than ever before,” Zscaler president Amit Sinha said. “To help our customers combat these rising techniques, we have dramatically advanced AI and machine learning in our cloud to harness our huge data set, providing our customers with real-time, granular risk visibility and a solution to combat to attackers that no other security provider can provide.



Using Zscaler’s AI-powered zero-trust platform, organizations can now strengthen their network defense with the following intelligent security innovations.

• AI-powered phishing prevention: Detect and stop credential theft and browser exploitation from phishing pages with real-time threat intelligence analysis of 300 billion daily signals, expert ThreatLabz Researchand dynamic browser isolation.

• AI-driven segmentation: Simplify user-to-application segmentation to minimize the attack surface and stop lateral movement with AI-based policy recommendations trained by millions of cross-client signals through private application telemetry, user context, behavior, and The ubication.

• Autonomous risk-based policy engine: Dynamically adapt security and access policies in real time via the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange to maintain network integrity in the face of rapidly evolving cyber threats. New capabilities also allow security teams to customize policies based on risk score for users, devices, applications, and content.

• AI-driven root cause analysis: Accelerate mean time to resolution and get affected end users back to work in seconds by identifying the root causes of poor user experiences 180x faster, freeing IT from troubleshooting and analysis that consume a lot of time.

“Delivering seamless digital experiences, from employee devices to the apps they need, goes hand in hand with protecting our sensitive business data and apps, no matter where they reside,” said Darren Beattie, manager of security and venue operations of modern workplace of Tower, based in New Zealand. “Zscaler’s integrated cloud platform helped us effortlessly adopt a zero-trust architecture, reduce risk, accelerate our digital transformation, and achieve business goals.”

“With Zscaler’s AI-powered zero-trust platform based on an SSE framework, we can augment and expand the reach of our IT and security team to stop the increasing frequency of advanced cyberattacks,” said VP of Information Technology of Cache Creek Casino Resort. Stephen Bailey. “The threat landscape is constantly evolving, and these new AI capabilities will effectively allow us to see real-time changes in risk, automate our response process, and stay ahead of attackers.”

For more details on Zscaler’s AI-powered Security Service Edge (SSE) platform, see here.

About Zscaler

Z-climber (NASDAQ: ZS) accelerates digital transformation so customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient and secure. Zscaler’s Zero Trust Exchange protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. Distributed in more than 150 data centers around the world, the SSE-based Zero Trust Exchange is the world’s largest online cloud security platform.

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