July 27, 2011 12:00 ET

AlgoSec Enhances Firewall Policy Management Suite With Additional Automated Workflows

Rule Removal Workflow and Improved Role-Based Access Control Further Automate Network Security Policy Management

ROSWELL, GA--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - AlgoSec, the market leader for Network Security Policy Management, today announced the release of the AlgoSec Security Management Suite 6.1, which includes support for additional network security devices as well as enhanced automated workflows to streamline firewall operations, change management and risk and compliance analysis.

New features in AlgoSec Security Management Suite 6.1 include:

  • Rule Removal Workflows - New workflow building blocks for removing unnecessary firewall rules, complete with total visibility of the operational and security impact of retiring a rule.
  • Role-based Access Control - Simplify role management by automatically importing group and role profiles as defined in the company directory, and assigning the appropriate rights based on them.
  • Enhanced Fortinet Device Support - AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer extends support for Fortinet Fortigate Firewalls to include Intelligent Rule Reordering for optimal performance and Intelligent Policy Tuner™ for tightening of overly permissive rules. This enhanced analysis supports data collection from the FortiManager central management appliance or directly from Fortinet devices.

Consisting of AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer and FireFlow, the AlgoSec Security Management Suite automates labor-intensive tasks traditionally associated with firewall, router and VPN operations, change management, auditing, compliance and risk analysis, delivering end-to-end visibility into network security policy management and ensuring devices are properly configured.

"AlgoSec established itself as the leader in network security policy management by consistently delivering the most in-depth policy analysis and automation of time-consuming and error-prone processes," said Yuval Baron, CEO, AlgoSec. "Our newest release raises the bar even higher by introducing new workflows and tighter integration with enterprise processes that together provide unrivaled operational efficiency for security and operations teams."

AlgoSec Suite 6.1 is scheduled for release in August. For more information please visit

About AlgoSec
AlgoSec is the market leader in network security policy management. AlgoSec enables security and operations teams to intelligently automate the policy management of firewalls, routers, VPNs and related devices, improving overall security while reducing costs. More than 700 of the world's leading enterprises, MSSPs, auditors and consultancies rely on AlgoSec's Deep Policy Inspection™ technology for unmatched automation of firewall operations, auditing and compliance, risk analysis and the security change lifecycle. To ensure the success of every single customer, AlgoSec offers the industry's only money-back guarantee.

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