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When it comes to cloud security, consistency is everything – your cloud controls should mimic your on-premise implementations, so you have complete consistency of security policy enforcement across environments.
Cloud security breaches have not been the result of brilliant criminal masterminds. Rather, they have been the result of self-inflicted errors that are often caused by faulty migration and deployment practices – particularly when the right security personnel are excluded from the process.
Highly scalable, enterprise-class architecture sets FireMon apart in security management market
OVERLAND PARK, KS and DALLAS, TX – November 2, 2017 - FireMon, the leader in Intelligent Security Management, today announced a record-breaking data milestone with one billion events analyzed daily in a single customer environment. The unprecedented level of data ingestion is attributed to the highly scalable, distributed architecture behind FireMon’s Security Manager platform.
As enterprise networks scale to accommodate new technologies, threats and business objectives, it becomes more difficult to understand network behavior and security posture. Security devices and their associated controls deliver valuable information; however, limitations in cross-vendor data polling prevent enterprises from achieving real-time, global visibility.
“Lack of visibility can occur due to a number of reasons, including understaffed network teams and/or inadequate funding for management/tools … But gaining such visibility is a crucial requirement toward gauging how the network is actually performing and can best serve the organization,” Gartner analysts Andrew Lerner et al wrote in their report Avoid These ‘Bottom Ten’ Networking Worst Practices. The report further notes, “Increased network visibility provides quicker troubleshooting of network problems, and swifter identification of security threats.”*
With the ability to ingest and analyze more than one billion logs a day from large-scale, heterogeneous environments, FireMon is able to provide a complete picture of network behavior, compliance and risk exposure within its Security Manager platform. Some of the real-time insights Security Manager is able to uncover leveraging this data include:
The Security Manager architecture is rooted in distributed data collection, allowing for endless live-streaming from the network. With a single console, organizations have full visibility into all their network security policies without missing anything caused by periodic data retrieval (viz. polling). Unlike other available solutions, FireMon’s live data ingest and streaming are able to provide the necessary data to address network security concerns and compliance mandates in real time.
“Our platform doesn't just store events for later searching,” said Jeremy Martin, SVP of Engineering for FireMon. “Instead, customers can analyze data as it comes in, providing the real-time visibility they need to effectively manage their firewall and network security infrastructure.” He added, “Several FireMon customers have surpassed the 1 billion events-per-day mark. Automating analysis for that many security events is only possible with FireMon.
*Gartner, “Avoid These ‘Bottom Ten’ Networking Worst Practices," Andrew Lerner, Danellie Young, Vivek Bhalla, Refreshed: 21 April 2017 | Published: 2 December 2015
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.
Whether you’re monitoring 100 devices or 15,000, on one continent or around the world, we offer a FM appliance with the power and storage capacity to deliver FireMon’s high-performance, highly scalable firewall management and risk analysis solutions.
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
FireMon helps organizations move towards Zero Trust by providing:
Reduce your attack surface with a Security Policy Orchestration and Automation solution like FireMon.
Larger attack surface means more opportunities for cybercriminals to do harm. Learn how FireMon can help you remove exposures before they become exploited.
Migrations run the risk of cost overrun, delays and disruption of network service - often due to a lack of personnel and process to efficiently and effectively manage. To ensure a successful migration, consider these four key factors: 1) identifying and removing technical mistakes, 2) removing unused access, 3) refining and organizing what remains and 4) continuous, real-time monitoring.
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.
Forrester’s Zero Trust Model of information security helps teams develop robust prevention, detection and incident response capabilities to protect their company's vital digital business ecosystem. This report will help security pros understand the technologies best suited to empowering and extending their Zero Trust initiatives and will detail how Forrester sees this model and framework growing and evolving.