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My years of experience managing security programs, across a broad spectrum of industries, has given me a greater understanding of how technology and people both play a critical role in influencing the overall security posture of any organization.
Market leader in security management and risk assessment software continues global growth streak, adds more Fortune 500 companies and continues to drive high renewal rates
FireMon delivers strong Q2 and first half with notable highlights:
OVERLAND PARK, KAN. – July 7, 2016 – FireMon today announced the security management and risk assessment software firm achieved record year-over-year growth in both revenue and bookings in Q2 2016 and significant sequential bookings growth. The success saw the addition of many new customers, commitment to the security analytics solution, Immediate Insight, and a record number of first half deals in excess of $100,000.
Security analytics has become a C-level topic and FireMon is leading the way with customers managing the largest and most complex networks in the world implementing our software as a solution.
“As security environments continue to become more and more complex with additional technologies added almost daily, the increased risk that follows can only be addressed with an effective security management solution,” the company stated. “Capitalizing on this need, FireMon achieved substantial year-over-year growth in bookings in Q2 2016 resulting in market share gains, solidifying and expanding our position as the industry leader. Our exceptional renewal rates reflect our focus on customer satisfaction and the overall strength of our product offerings.”
As further proof of its strong market position, FireMon achieved a substantial increase in add-on customer bookings and double digit growth in North America, APAC and EMEA in the first half of 2016 compared to the prior year period. In addition to bookings success, the first half of the year was also marked with new product innovations, highlighted by the release of the first phase of policy automation with Cisco Syntax generation seamlessly integrated with Policy Planner and rapid and advanced integration with ServiceNow.
Additionally, in early Q2, FireMon added industry sales veterans David Brown and Simon Taylor to the team to lead sales efforts in the West and East/Canada/LTAM sectors of North America, respectively. Brown and Taylor have both successfully built and led enterprise sales teams at companies such as CommVault, Symantec, ProofPoint and CA.
FireMon won two awards during the second quarter of 2016. CIO Review named FireMon as one of its Top 20 Risk Management Solution Providers and it was also honored as one of Ingram’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Kansas City.
FireMon is the market leader within the Fortune 2,000 customers. FireMon’s Security Intelligence Platform is installed and operational in the largest and most complicated networks around the world. Our solutions deliver continuous visibility into and control over network security infrastructure, policies, and risk. With the FireMon platform, today’s enterprise organizations, government agencies, and managed services providers dramatically improve effectiveness of network defenses, optimizing investments and speeding response to changing business demands. For more information, visit www.firemon.com.
So you’ve purchased a new firewall. Now what?
You’ve got to decide which access is allowed, which isn’t allowed and whether or not rules are compliant with internal and regulatory standards.
Things are running along smoothly and then the dreaded “change.” A user submits a new access request and the fun begins. Is this access necessary? Safe? Compliant? And what happens when it’s time to retire unused rules?
How Effective Security Management Can Help Teams Cover the Exponentially Increasing Gap between Technology & the Resources Available to Manage It
Security teams today are under tremendous pressure due to the rising frequency and impact of breaches and a business that wants to move faster and faster. The answer to both of these challenges has always been to add more technology and staff resources.
However, each new technology added creates complexity. More rules are created and more data is generated. As networks continue to evolve, this complexity will only grow. And while staff resources may increase, they will never match the exponential growth of technology.
FireMon calls this phenomenon The Complexity Gap and has set out to help security teams close it.
Join us for this webinar with Frost & Sullivan where we’ll explore the causes of “The Gap” and how workforce multipliers such as intelligence and automation help staff manage their security more efficiently and more effectively.
En la actualidad, uno de los retos principales es preparar las redes de seguridad, no sólo para enfrentar las amenazas, sino también para enfrentar los cumplimientos. El día 26 de enero se publicó en el Diario Oficial la LEY GENERAL DE PROTECCIÓN DE DATOS PERSONALES EN POSESIÓN DE SUJETOS OBLIGADOS.
¿Está tu red preparada?
¿Cuentas con los procesos necesarios para el cumplimiento?
En esta era digital los datos personales de nuestros clientes y proveedores pasan por una red y se almacenan en una base de datos. Éstos, por ley, deben protegerse por medio de sistemas y procesos. Uno de los objetivos de esta ley es establecer las condiciones de tratamiento de datos personales y fomentar la cultura de protección.
La Ley de protección de datos es mucho más que un simple aviso de privacidad; esta ley describe derechos y obligaciones que de incumplirse pueden ser penalizados. Asiste a este Webinar para conocer más y prepararte. Te mostraremos:
In the fall of 2016, we sought the answer to a very simple question: What benefits do users who have a firewall management tool deployed with their firewalls see over nonusers? To find out, we commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey 188 IT security decision makers.
In their study, “Automate Zero Trust Policy & Enforcement,” Forrester Consulting found that organizations with firewall auditing and configuration tools realize more benefits that those without, including:
In this webinar, guest Speaker Josh Zelonis, Senior Analyst with Forrester, will review and discuss the results of the study with FireMon CTO Paul Calatayud who will bring his own experiences and best practices for deploying firewall management tools to improve productivity and reduce risk.
Helping Enterprise Security Teams Improve Resource Efficiency & Reduce Overall Risk Exposure
Firewall technology has come a long way since its initial, most rudimentary forms. Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW) are the latest development, and organizations are accelerating adoption to the new technology. But NGFWs aren’t a fix-all solution.