CLEANUP POLICIES TO REDUCE RISK, ERRORS, COMPLEXITY & UNNECESSARY ACCESS

Firewall policies almost always grow in size and complexity over time, as change takes its toll on the existing rule base and unseen exposures emerge with the loss of visibility and control. Even when organizations remain dedicated to staying abreast of change, unseen issues and minor oversights can result in perilous conditions.

FireMon Security Manager continuously seeks out any hidden or conflicting device rules, identifying those that are outdated, and highlighting those that have become overly complex, so problems can be identified before they lead to exposures.

By taking a more comprehensive, hands-on approach to security device infrastructure management, yet doing so via adoption of automated assessment and remediation intelligence [PDF], organizations can reduce IT risk and improve protection, while simplifying compliance. In addition, this keeps network performance optimized, which further enables core business efforts.

Firewall Policy Cleanup Process
 

Related Policy Cleanup Features of FireMon

Unused Rules

Unused Rules

Identify any unused rules in your existing firewall policies to prevent unseen gaps in defense and reduce unnecessary complexity.

Hidden Rules

Hidden Rules

Discover hidden rules that make your firewall policies less effective, increasing visibility and informing proper documentation.

Policy Search

Policy Search

Leverage FireMon’s proprietary Security Information Query Language (SiQL) to locate and examine any existing firewall policies.