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Security Intelligence Must Mature – Part 2

In Part 1, we explored how incident response (IR) is still in a primitive state. IR is primitive because it has not fully adopted knowledge-driven measures. Security professionals manually sift through disparate data sources, make decision slowly, and those decisions are limited. In this section, [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Security Intelligence Must Mature: Moving Toward a Knowledge-Driven Method for Incident Response

When you have a conversation with security leaders and take notice of what’s generally high on their list of concerns, incident response tends to be near the top. Though, it’s not necessarily the tactical response of today, but instead the continued emphasis to evolve incident [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

FireMon Announces Future Support for Check Point R80

Company Extends Industry Lead with Most Comprehensive Support for Large, Complex Networks Overland Park, KANSAS and Dallas, TEXAS – January 3, 2017 – FireMon, the global leader in Network Security Policy Management (NSPM), today confirmed its intention to support Check Point R80 security management. It [...]

By |January 3rd, 2017|FireMon News|0 Comments

Reflecting on 2016

December 31 not only marks the culmination of another great year for FireMon, it also marks the culmination of my first 90 days as CEO. It offers a natural opportunity for reflection on everything we have accomplished this year. And 2016 certainly has been eventful. [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

2017 Cybersecurity Predictions from FireMon’s Top Minds (Part 2)

In the last blog, we learned some of the threat predictions FireMon’s top minds see in store for cyber security in 2017. Today, the conversation picks back up to delve into how companies will behave and act upon those risks. Shifting the Investment Last time, [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

What does 2017 hold? FireMon’s top minds look into the crystal ball (Part 1)

As we come up to the New Year, we approached a number of FireMon’s top minds for their perspectives on what lies ahead for 2017 in terms of the threat horizon and how the enterprise will have to respond. The Employee at the Center of [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

FireMon Continues Winning Streak at Computing Security Excellence Awards

Security management firm takes home prize for best Risk Management Overland Park, KANSAS and Dallas, TEXAS – At an awards ceremony in London last week, it was announced that FireMon’s Intelligent Security Management had beaten stiff competition to win the Computing Security Excellence Award for [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|FireMon News|0 Comments

Shrinking the Shadow IT Problem

From my experience, when it comes to shadow IT, there are many facets at play both in building cloud strategies, as well as regaining control after coming into organizations where shadow IT had been prevalent. When looking at common examples of shadow IT and who [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Value of Firewall Management: Half the Story Isn’t Enough

There is a very solid operational business case for Network Security Policy Management (NSPM) solutions. The business case has various flavors but goes essentially like this: # rule request changes X time to complete the change X hourly rate = business impact If you change [...]

By |November 10th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

New FireMon Report Illustrates Value of Intelligent Security Management

Industry-first study quantifies security management impact on security-related risks and operational costs Overland Park, KANSAS and Dallas, TEXAS – November 10, 2016 – FireMon, the global leader in Network Security Policy Management (NSPM), has published a report entitled Quantifying the Value of Firewall Management, conducted [...]

By |November 10th, 2016|FireMon News|0 Comments