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“Invaluable to our information security department” – what real users think about AlgoSec

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In today’s threat landscape, finding the right solutions to improve your organization’s security posture is more important than ever before.  So how should you evaluate those solutions and cut through the hype to make balanced, well informed decisions?

As getting honest, unbiased, real-life customer feedback is extremely valuable, but not always easy to come by. As we’ve previously blogged one resource for such information is IT Central Station, a user-driven review site for enterprise technology.  Here you can hear from real enterprise users who have shared their opinions on various solutions, and how they have benefited from them – including AlgoSec’s Security Management solution.

So, without further ado, here is some new feedback from real AlgoSec users

“Over time, firewall vendors have added features, such as rule counters, that AlgoSec traditionally has offered. However, AlgoSec continues to add capabilities that firewall vendors simply cannot provide. We have reduced the attack surface of risky rules, improved our compliance scores, and streamlined our firewall change flow all thanks to AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer,” User at an insurance company with 10,001+ employees. Read more here.

“We are able to quickly review 100’s of firewalls and stay compliant.  The product has been invaluable to our information security department,” User at organization with 1,001-5,000 employees. Read more here.

“For a massive migration, it (AlgoSec) permits project/application owners to estimate and anticipate changes which are needed autonomously and only involve the security administrator for implementation of the rules. This permits us to save a lot of time and make some firewall policy clean up. Then, when we add firewall change requests to management through this tool, it decreases the time for design and implementation significantly,” Network Security Technical Expert, at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees.  Read more here.

“It (AlgoSec) has streamlined our processes for access and firewall management. It is used by all the IT user community internally and by our service provider who is in charge of our IT run activities,” Extranet Architect at organization with 1,001-5,000 employees Read more here.

“(We use AlgoSec) to be able to monitor all firewalls under one umbrella. It makes it easy for customer to get their reports…Reports and baseline are the most important feature for auditors. Auditors can get PDF or CSV reports without having to give them access to firewalls. We evaluated other options. FireMon and Tufin were on the list but AlgoSec won out. It is better,” User at energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees. Read more here.

There are many considerations when looking for a security policy management solution.

If you want to expand your research take look at some of our customer success stories, read our product information, and see how we address specific business challenges customers such as security policy change managementnetwork segmentationauditing and compliance, and much more.  Take a look at the AlgoSec solution in action, and read why Network World rates AlgoSec the #1 in fighting firewall sprawl.

And in the end, it is important to choose a company that’s easy to do business with, together with a solution that can be easily deployed, saves your organization time and money, and most importantly improves your security posture, business agility and minimizes risk.

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