Manufacturer Usage Descriptions otherwise known as “MUD” facilitate’s device visibility and segmentation by allowing your network administrators to effortlessly identify a specific type of IoT device and then define the appropriate behaviors for that device. IoT manufacturers are able to disclose to us what devices are on the network, and what network policies they need for the devices to correctly function. This whitelist statement is something that customers can use to deploy access policies in their own networks without any guesswork.
When was the last time that you did a Security or a Nework Assessment? The amount of projects rolled-out over the years, the number of changes required to make all new applications to work, new opened branches, in and out of corporate users, new servers spinned up/down, and IoT just to mention some. To make it more challenging, your infrastructure is possibly spread across 2+ Datacenters and you are adopting an Hybrid-Cloud approach , which pose more security risk due the number of entrance points from the outside world.