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Gartner has recently released its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls. Many enterprises will be looking to this piece of research to inform their decisions with which technology to go with to meet their security requirements.
The MQ, on first glance, seems easy to decipher. It’s tempting for organizations to look at it and pick the vendor who is most “up and to the right,” namely in 2017 Check Point, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet with Cisco close to crossing into the leader quadrant. But each has capabilities and drawbacks that earned them their placement. Though it’s not our intention to recommend one vendor over the other, it is important to get the right technology that is appropriate for your organization.
This week, a credit service in India called Creditseva suffered a data breach which exposed details of some 48,000 citizens – including driver’s licenses, home addresses and credit reports. The company was notified by Kromtech security researchers of the breach when they noticed the information on an insecure Amazon S3 bucket.
Vulnerability scanning has its place but I’ve often found that it produces a mountain of data with little guidance for prioritizing updates other than a relative high/medium/low risk rating of the exploit itself and of the device’s value.
El nuevo paradigma de la automatización es la “Administración del Ciclo de Vida”
Te mostraremos cómo FireMon Intelligent Policy Automation utiliza la tecnología de automatización e inteligencia para reducir el esfuerzo e incrementar la eficacia en cada etapa del proceso de cambios.
Proactive Security Intelligence Leader to Showcase Integration with Next-Generation Firewall Platforms and Support for Cutting-Edge Panorama Management Console
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 17, 2014
FireMon, the industry leader in proactive security intelligence solutions, today announced that the company will be participating at the Palo Alto Networks Americas Partner Conference, which will take place September 17-19, 2014 at the JW Marriott in Chicago, Illinois. FireMon will be showcasing its Security Intelligence Platform in Booth #7.
Palo Alto Networks’ integrated, application-centric solutions have dramatically shifted the market for network security device management. By combining FireMon’s Security Intelligence Platform with Palo Alto device infrastructure, organizations can address strategic processes such as firewall rules and policy cleanup and change, optimization of overall network enforcement and prioritization of underlying risks.
Notably, FireMon’s Security Intelligence Platform integrates directly with Palo Alto’s Panorama management console, allowing customers to leverage advanced automation in order to address network security complexity and change. And for channel partners, FireMon-Palo Alto joint solutions deliver several benefits including: increased profits via faster, successful firewall deployment and management; demonstrated ROI for device implementation; and consistent, vendor-supported firewall device and policy migration.
The FireMon Security Intelligence Platform allows organizations to remediate exposed vulnerabilities and optimize their existing defenses. The recently introduced Policy Optimizer module helps organizations adapt network security device rules to changing threats, emerging management challenges and evolving compliance requirements such as PCI DSS.
Policy Optimizer is the first solution to automate a traditionally manual, fragmented process bridging the “access gap” existing between network security teams and other involved officials. In conjunction with Security Manager and Risk Analyzer – the core components of the Security Intelligence Platform – Policy Optimizer isolates any potentially problematic rules or policies, allowing users to alter or eliminate risky access and improve their overall security posture.
FireMon is the industry leader in proactive security intelligence solutions for large organizations that deliver continuous control of infrastructure, policy and IT risk. The FireMon Security Intelligence Platform is a massively scalable, high-performance foundation for network risk detection, change workflow automation, firewall rule base clean-up, compliance audit assessment and security operations cost reduction. For more information, visit http://www.firemon.com.
FireMon’s Intelligent Security Management platform enables users with Cisco Systems switches, routers and firewalls (Pix, ASA, FirePower) to work smarter, applying intelligence to the entire security program
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.