OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - Jul 10, 2012) - FireMon, a leading provider of security management and risk analysis solutions, today announced that FireMon Security Manager V6.0 -- a leading security policy and posture management solution -- has been designated "McAfee Compatible" for its integration with McAfee Firewall Enterprise V8. Additionally, FireMon has entered a sales teaming agreement in the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance™ (SIA) partner program. The invitation-only McAfee SIA Sales Teaming Partner program provides its partners with a more proactive and mutually rewarding selling model. Partners in the McAfee SIA Sales Teaming Program complement the McAfee product portfolio and enable the McAfee sales force and channel to drive more complete security solution relationships with enterprise customers.
Security Manager V6.0 is a security policy and posture management solution that fully integrates comprehensive risk analysis with configuration management, enforcement and auditing of network security devices. This integration allows Security Manager to evaluate, visualize and simulate network attack paths, helping IT security teams quantify risk and prioritize remediation efforts. Now, enterprises have a real-time, highly scalable foundation from which to build a proactive security posture management program with unprecedented visibility into the scope of network security risk, and the actionable intelligence necessary for the proactive defense of critical assets.
"We are excited to deepen our relationship with McAfee and honored to be selected as a member of its Sales Teaming Partner program," said F. Ward Holloway, Vice President of Business Development at FireMon. "The integration of Security Manager with McAfee Firewall Enterprise represents a complete configuration management solution that delivers unmatched security network visibility, greater operational efficiency, more effective policy enforcement and comprehensive audit compliance."
FireMon's flagship Security Manager is a proactive, real-time security management solution that analyzes a network's security posture, identifies infrastructure weakness, and offers recommendations for reducing susceptibility to threats. Providing policy and configuration management, enforcement and auditing of devices such as firewalls, routers, switches and load balancers, Security Manager monitors for and alerts on configuration changes. Assessing current configuration settings and auditing them against best practices and compliance standards, Security Manager provides extensive options for remediating configuration issues.
"We are delighted to see FireMon achieve the McAfee Compatible status for its integration," said Ed Barry, Vice President of the Security Innovation Alliance at McAfee. "This integration is expected to deliver a more complete configuration management solution to our mutual customers by combining high-assurance security with best-in-class firewall management."
FireMon provides enterprises and government with security management software that gives them deeper visibility and tighter control over their network security infrastructure. The FireMon solution set -- Security Manager, Policy Planner, Risk Analyzer and BackBox -- enables customers to identify network risk, proactively eliminate those vulnerabilities and strengthen security throughout the organization, and reduce the cost of security operations and compliance. Together, they create a highly-effective and consistent solution for efficiently managing security operations. For more information, visit http://www.firemon.com.
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