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Automate Network Security Policy Management for Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls Solution Overview

The Challenge: Managing Next-Generation Firewall Policies
Today’s network environment is very complex and as network security policies become more granular, based on applications and users, ensuring proper firewall configurations is more important than ever before. Next-Generation Firewalls provide newfound levels of firewall policy granularity and control. However, if not managed and optimized they can also introduce more policy complexity, human error and ultimately more risk.

AlgoSec Security Management Suite: • Centralizes and automates policy management across next-generation, traditional and hypervisor-level firewalls • Significantly reduces the time to process change requests – by as much as 60% • Streamlines firewall operations with complete topologyaware visibility of all rules and changes • Identifies risky firewall rules that include applications, in addition to ports and services • Provides flexibility to define and enforce baseline compliance for custom policies • Simplifies auditing and compliance using out-ofthe-box reports (PCI DSS, SOX, ISO, and more)

The Solution: AlgoSec Security Management Suite for Palo Alto Networks Firewalls
The AlgoSec Security Management Suite (ASMS) provides IT with visibility and control of complex, multivendor network environments through the intelligent automation of firewall policy management. ASMS combines AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer and AlgoSec FireFlow to automate firewall operations, simplify auditing and compliance, reduce risk and streamline the security change lifecycle across all leading firewalls, routers, VPNs, proxies and related security devices. The AlgoSec Suite seamlessly integrates with Palo Alto Networks firewalls to automate the complete lifecycle of application and user aware security policies and ultimately ensure that Palo Alto Networks devices are properly configured. Only the AlgoSec Security Management Suite enables organizations to efficiently integrate policy analysis and change management of Palo Alto Networks firewalls. Key Features: • • • • • Fully automated and customizable workflow for processing change requests Automatic generation of compliance reports for PCI-DSS, SOX, NERC CIP, ISO and more Change monitoring tracks all firewall policy changes in real time and alerts on risky changes Baseline compliance allows for device configurations to be defined and reported against Firewall policy optimization discovers unused rules and objects and recommends reordering of rules to achieve optimal firewall performance

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