Cisco ISE 2.0 Vs Cisco ISE 3.0

Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
Cisco ISE 2.0 Vs Cisco ISE 3.0

Cisco ISE stands for Identity Services Engine (ISE) policy server and is RADIUS-based, which enables Cisco to support authentication in heterogeneous network infrastructure environments.

Cisco ISE is a network access control and policy enforcement solution that is identity-based. It serves as a unified policy engine for business endpoint access control and network device administration.

Cisco ISE allows you to create and enforce security and access controls for endpoint devices connected to your organization's routers and switches.

Cisco ISE
Fig 1.1- Cisco ISE

Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) 1.0
Cisco Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE) 1.0 is a network security system that offers identity-based access control and security policy enforcement via wired, wireless, and VPN connections. 

It was the Cisco ISE platform's first iteration, and it provided the fundamental features for network access control, security posture assessment, and security policy administration. To assist enterprises in securing their networks and devices, Cisco ISE 1.0 provides unified identity management and policy enforcement. 

Although Cisco ISE 1.0 has been superseded by succeeding versions, it was an important step forward in providing enterprises with identity-based security solutions and helped establish the groundwork for the Cisco ISE platform.

Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) 2.0
Cisco Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE) 2.0 is a network security technology that provides authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) services to assist enterprises protect network access. 

It unifies wired, wireless, and VPN access security by centralizing identity management, policy enforcement, and posture evaluation. To safeguard the organization's network and devices, the Cisco ISE 2.0 platform provides expanded capabilities for network access control, network security policy administration, and security posture evaluation.

Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) 3.0
Cisco Identity Services Engine (Cisco ISE) 3.0 is the most recent version of Cisco's network security technology, which offers identity-based protection for wired, wireless, and VPN connections. It provides powerful network access control, security posture assessment, and security policy management features. 

Cisco ISE 3.0 expands on earlier versions' functionality by adding cloud-based identity management, enhanced device profiling, and interaction with other security systems. The purpose of Cisco ISE 3.0 is to assist enterprises in more effectively and efficiently securing their networks and devices while offering a seamless user experience.

What's new in Cisco ISE 3.0 ?

Here come the new feature, support in Cisco ISE 3.0 and the comparison between Cisco ISE 2.0 and 3.0

Cisco ISE 2 Vs Cisco ISE 3
Fig 1.2- ISE 2.0 Vs ISE 3.0

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