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Telus launches cloud-based cybersecurity service


Telus announced Thursday the launch of its Managed Cloud Security service, built in collaboration with Palo Alto Networks.

According to the company, the service “supports an integrated cybersecurity strategy with unified controls and complete visibility across the customers’ infrastructure.”

“Canadian organizations are looking for modern ways to secure their hybrid workplace,” said Carey Frey, chief security officer and vice-president, Telus Security, in a statement. “The TELUS Managed Cloud Security service is a fully cloud-delivered solution, built on Palo Alto Networks’ Prisma Access technology. With our service, organizations gain the ability to create and enforce a consistent security posture no matter where their users are working from. As the largest Palo Alto Networks service provider in Canada, we look forward to continuing our decade-long partnership, supporting Canadian organizations and their cybersecurity journey.”

Service features include:

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  • Custom security policies: all traffic communicating with the Internet, the cloud, or between branches is inspected and filtered based on the custom policies defined by the user.
  • Firewall services, threat prevention, malware prevention, URL filtering, SSL decryption, and application-based policies.
  • Enabling Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) by connecting with Telus SD-WAN services