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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.
The Intelligent Security Management firm is a finalist in Best Security Company and two product innovation awards
OVERLAND PARK, KS and DALLAS, TX – 19 May 2017 – FireMon, the industry leader in Intelligent Security Management, is proud to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the Best Security Company, Innovative Product for Threat Detection (Immediate Insight) and Innovative Product for Cloud (40Cloud) categories in the 2017 Cyber Security Awards. The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry.
“FireMon is delighted to be finalists for three categories in the Cyber Security Awards that recognize excellence and innovation in the field of cyber security,” said Michael Callahan, Chief Marketing Officer, FireMon. “Along with best security company, two of our cutting edge products, Immediate Insight and 40Cloud, have also been picked from the crowd as standout technologies that help organizations find and remediate threats and secure hybrid cloud environments in a completely unique way.”
Excellence and innovation are core themes, throughout all categories. The Cyber Security Awards team reviews the industry, looking for the best possible applicants. Organizations and people from all over the world are eligible to submit applications including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups as long as they have a presence within the United Kingdom.
The winners will be announced at the Cyber Security Awards dinner and presentation at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel on Thursday, 29 June 2017.
Awards judge Karla Jobling said, “There were more applicants this year than ever before and to be selected as a finalist is a great achievement. The Cyber Security Awards really focus on success and innovation, and we look for those who have passion, for what they are achieving within Cyber Security. I am excited to celebrate with all finalists in June, and announce those that judges feel are deserving winners.”
FireMon is the No.1 provider of Intelligent Security Management solutions worldwide, combining advanced benchmarking, simulation, and analysis to deliver next generation security intelligence. Since creating the first-ever network security management solution 15 years ago, FireMon solutions have continued to deliver visibility into and control over complex network security infrastructure, policies, and risk to over 1,500 customers around the world.
Using the FireMon Intelligent Security Management platform, today’s leading enterprise organizations, government agencies, and managed security providers have dramatically improved effectiveness of network defenses, accelerating business agility optimizing return on investment. For more information or a free 30-day trial, visit www.firemon.com.>
About the Cyber Security Awards
Situated at the luxury 5* Chelsea Harbour Hotel London, the Cyber Security Awards is a leading awards event for the cyber security industry. The event consisted of reception drinks, 3 course meal with wine, coffee and petit fours. The cyber security awards is the ideal event to gain recognition for your success within the cyber security industry. At the awards you can expect to network with leading industry professionals from consultancies, technology firms, defence businesses, FTSE 250 and public sector bodies.
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.