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New AlgoSec Survey Reveals Huge Challenge to Unify Security Policy Management Across On-Premise and Public Cloud Environments

Survey Highlights Need to Increase Visibility, Create New Workflows and Compliance Processes, and Reconsider Team Responsibilities to Secure Network Access in a Hybrid Environment

September 30, 2014



Boston, MA – AlgoSec, the market leader for Security Policy Management, today announced the results of its “Security Policy Management in Hybrid Cloud Environments” survey. The survey focuses on the network security challenges facing companies that are deploying or planning to deploy their business applications on public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platforms.  A key finding of the survey shows that 79 percent of organizations stated that they need better visibility in order to unify security policy management across their on-premise and public cloud environments.

Conducted in August 2014, the survey polled 363 information security and network operations professionals, data center architects, application owners and CIOs worldwide. 239 respondents (66 percent) reported they are currently deploying or planning to deploy business applications on an IaaS platform within the next 12-36 months. The following key findings are based on these 239 respondents, and include:

“Network security in public IaaS is fundamentally different compared to traditional on-premise data centers, which results in the myriad of operational, security and compliance challenges highlighted in this survey,” said Nimmy Reichenberg, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at AlgoSec. “As organizations look to strategically adopt public IaaS, they must ensure they have holistic visibility and a platform that can manage their network security policy consistently across their entire environment.”

About AlgoSec

AlgoSec is the market leader for security policy management, enabling organizations to simplify and automate security operations in evolving data centers and networks. More than 1,000 of the world’s leading organizations, including 15 of the Fortune 50, rely on AlgoSec for faster security provisioning of business applications, streamlined change management, continuous compliance and tighter security. AlgoSec’s application-centric approach orchestrates the management of complex policies across firewalls and related network devices, aligning IT teams for improved business agility.

AlgoSec is committed to the success of every single customer, and offers the industry’s only money-back guarantee. For more information, visit www.AlgoSec.com.

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