IIJ adds “Browser Isolation” function to its zero-trust network access service “Safous”

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Tokyo, Sept. 28, 2022 (ANTARA/Kyodo JBN-Asianet) -

– This New Function Offers Secure Access to Corporate Applications and External SaaS through Virtual Browser -

Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (hereinafter “IIJ,” TSE Prime: 3774), one of Japan’s leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers, announced the addition of a new remote browser isolation function, “Browser Isolation,” to its zero-trust network access (ZTNA) (*) service, “Safous,” which is mainly available for users in the U.S. and Asia, starting September 28.

The Safous platform is a zero-trust remote access service that provides application-level control over corporate applications and external “software as a service” (SaaS) access from a remote environment. This optional Browser Isolation function is Safous’ proprietary, sandbox-based virtual browser that allows users to access applications and SaaS virtually, eliminating browser-based threats and providing more secure access.

“Kasm Technologies is honored to provide Kasm Workspaces remote browser isolation, our web-native secure remote access and DevOps-enabled container streaming technology, to Safous’ Browser Isolation function. Browser Isolation is an industry-leading, cost-effective, and secure browser-based remote access solution,” stated Justin Travis, Co-founder and CEO of Kasm Technologies.

(*) ZTNA is a zero-trust solution that provides seamless and secure remote access to internal applications. Instead of authenticating at the boundaries of the enterprise network, authentication is performed through a trusted broker system each time an application is accessed.


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