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Enhanced Security Posture and Continuous Compliance

Unable to ensure customer credit-card data was secured to meet PCI-DSS compliance requirements after a large acquisition, an international hotel chain turned to FireMon to enhance its security and PCI compliance posture across their sprawling multi-vendor environment.

Use Cases

Enforce Compliance
Reduce Risk

Industry: Hospitality


Automated PCI-DSS compliance


Devices currently managed


Room to grow for additional planned devices in the future

The Challenge

The international company lacked the visibility and consistent policy management within its expansive infrastructure necessary to detect and clean up redundant and non-compliant rules, leading to PCI compliance uncertainty for their thousands of worldwide locations.

The company sought to:

  • Become proactively PCI-compliant through detection and cleanup of redundant, outdated and non compliant rules
  • Gain comprehensive and centralized policy management of all devices including Cisco, Juniper, WatchGuard, Palo Alto Networks, Checkpoint, and SonicWall
  • Increase visibility and streamline management of their mixed-vendor environment
  • Scale from 100 licenses devices to over 3,000

About the Company

A leading multinational hospitality company that operates, franchises, and licenses lodging including hotel, residential, and timeshare properties.

The Solution

With NSPM from FireMon, the company implemented proactive compliance and gained real-time visibility, control, and management capabilities for all network security devices across its multi-vendor environment.

  • Unified management console for their entire mix of firewalls
  • Policy standardization and optimization identified and cleaned redundant rules
  • Proactive compliance checks and auto-denial of changes that violate PCI-DSS compliance standards
  • A flexible framework that will encompass an additional 6,500 firewalls across their environment in the coming years

“Because of our recent acquisition and the large number of new rules we had to review, we knew we had to move fast to become PCI compliant. Thanks to FireMon, rule cleanup was a breeze. Our quarterly audits are now about verifying compliance, rather than discovering violations.”

Manager of IT Security Engineeringfor the selection and deployment of FireMon


  • 100% automated PCI-DSS compliance reports across a growing multi-vendor environment
  • 3,500 devices currently managed with a plan to scale up to 10,000
  • Improved firewall management and reduced security risk through proactive, automated rule validation
  • Well-positioned to embrace future enterprise-wide security policy automation

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