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AlgoSec Releases AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer Version 5.5

Innovative Policy Push and Tuning Capabilities Combined with Provider-Specific Edition Establish New Standard in Firewall Policy Management

June 30, 2010

Reston, VA, June 30, 2010 – AlgoSec®, the leading provider of firewall operations and security risk management solutions, today announced the release of AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer® 5.5 featuring enhancements including ActiveChange™ and Intelligent Policy Tuner™ features that reaffirm the company’s flagship product as the most intelligent firewall policy management solution on the

market today.

With the unique ActiveChange feature, security administrators can disable unused rules in Check Point security gateways directly from the AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer. Entirely risk-free, the ActiveChange feature not only saves time, but eliminates errors associated with traditional manual change processes thereby increasing the accuracy and efficiency of policy changes.

The AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer 5.5 also provides customers with the most advanced fine tuning of security policy through the introduction of its Intelligent Policy Tuner. The Intelligent Policy Tuner enables customers to enhance overall security by identifying overly permissive rules and providing specific, actionable recommendations on exactly how to tighten the policy.

In addition to the ActiveChange and Intelligent Policy Tuner features, AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer 5.5 incorporates a number of additional enhancements that include:

“Improved security, reduced risk, increased operational efficiency and lower costs are all benefits that AlgoSec customers realize through our unique intelligent automation technology,” said Dr. Avishai Wool, CTO and co-founder of AlgoSec. “And nowhere is the advantage of that intelligent automation made more evident than in the latest version of AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer and its industry-first policy change and tuning capabilities.”

The AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer 5.5 and AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer Provider Edition are both available now. For more information, please visit us at

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