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AlgoSec Announces New Log Analysis and Micro-Segmentation App for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework

May 22, 2018



ANAHEIM, Calif., May 22, 2018 – AlgoSec, the leading provider of network security policy management solutions, today unveiled its new app for the Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW) Application Framework. The AlgoSec app enables joint customers to simplify micro-segmentation initiatives, as well as minimize the attack surface by tightening overly-permissive security policies. AlgoSec is showcasing the app and its award-winning AlgoSec Security Policy Management solution at the Palo Alto Networks Ignite conference, booth 511.

Consuming cybersecurity innovations has become an arduous process. Organizations waste time deploying new sensors every time they want to collect a new piece of data and managing point products rather than improving security controls to stay ahead of attackers. The Palo Alto Networks Application Framework makes it easy to add new security capabilities quickly and efficiently. The framework extends the capabilities of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform, with a suite of APIs that developers can use to connect innovative apps with rich data, threat intelligence and enforcement points. Organizations gain immediate security value from apps developed by an open ecosystem of trusted innovators.

As part of the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework, the AlgoSec app will enable customers to optimize their security policies, as well as simplify and automate micro-segmentation initiatives.

The AlgoSec app uses network traffic information from the Palo Alto Networks Logging Service to analyze firewall rule usage, recommend changes to tighten security policies, and then push changes directly to Palo Alto Networks Panorama™ network security management and next-generation firewalls.

Additionally, through analysis of data from Palo Alto Networks Logging Service, the AlgoSec app for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework will help drive micro-segmentation initiatives. When deploying a new Palo Alto Networks virtual or physical next-generation firewall into an existing cloud or on-premise data center, AlgoSec app users will be able to easily and intelligently define new security policies, and then automatically deploy them directly onto the relevant devices – all while avoiding disruption to business applications and productivity.

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About AlgoSec

The leading provider of business-driven security management solutions, AlgoSec helps the world’s largest organizations align security with their business processes. With AlgoSec users can discover, map and migrate business application connectivity, proactively analyze risk from the business perspective, tie cyber-attacks to business processes and intelligently automate network security changes with zero touch – across their cloud, SDN and on-premise networks. Over 1,800 enterprises, including 20 of the Fortune 50, have deployed AlgoSec’s solutions to make their organizations more agile, more secure and more compliant – all the time. Since its inception, AlgoSec has offered the industry’s only money-back guarantee.

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About Palo Alto Networks

We are the global cybersecurity leader, known for always challenging the security status quo. Our mission is to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. This has given us the privilege of safely enabling tens of thousands of organizations and their customers. Our pioneering Security Operating Platform emboldens their digital transformation with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in security, automation, and analytics. By delivering a true platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of change-makers like us, we provide highly effective and innovative cybersecurity across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.

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