Introduction to Software-Defined Perimeter

Introduction to Software-Defined Perimeter

Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) can be used to implement Zero Trust networks. In this module, we explain the core tenets, underlying technologies, main architectural components, and technology and business benefits of SDP.

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About this course

Purchase of your Knowledge Center course ensures access to the material for up to one year from the date of purchase. 



This course is intended to give a high-level overview of Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP), which can be used to implement Zero Trust networks. This module describes the origins of SDP and why it was created, its capabilities and use cases, and how it relates to Zero Trust and Zero Trust Architecture. Additionally, learners will be introduced to SDP’s technology and business benefits and explore its underlying technologies and basic deployment models. Diagrams, explanations, and references are provided to facilitate the learning process.

This course is a great fit for users in any of the following roles:

  • C-Suite (CEO, CTO, CISO, CIO)
  • Managers and Decision Makers
  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Security Engineers and Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Security Administrators
  • Compliance Managers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Developers

After completing this course you will receive a certificate for 1 course hours that can be submitted for possible CPE credits.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Software-Defined Perimeter
  • Software-Defined Perimeter Introduction
  • Traditional Architecture Issues & SDP Solutions
  • Core Tenets, Underlying Technologies, & Architecture
  • The Basics of SDP Deployment Models

About this course

Purchase of your Knowledge Center course ensures access to the material for up to one year from the date of purchase. 



This course is intended to give a high-level overview of Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP), which can be used to implement Zero Trust networks. This module describes the origins of SDP and why it was created, its capabilities and use cases, and how it relates to Zero Trust and Zero Trust Architecture. Additionally, learners will be introduced to SDP’s technology and business benefits and explore its underlying technologies and basic deployment models. Diagrams, explanations, and references are provided to facilitate the learning process.

This course is a great fit for users in any of the following roles:

  • C-Suite (CEO, CTO, CISO, CIO)
  • Managers and Decision Makers
  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Security Engineers and Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Security Administrators
  • Compliance Managers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Developers

After completing this course you will receive a certificate for 1 course hours that can be submitted for possible CPE credits.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Software-Defined Perimeter
  • Software-Defined Perimeter Introduction
  • Traditional Architecture Issues & SDP Solutions
  • Core Tenets, Underlying Technologies, & Architecture
  • The Basics of SDP Deployment Models