SOURCE: AlgoSec

August 12, 2008 09:53 ET

Frost & Sullivan Calls AlgoSec "Instrumental" in Addressing Increasing Network Security Lifecycle Management Demand

Analyst Firm Touts AlgoSec FireFlow™, End-to-End Automated Change Solution

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - August 12, 2008) - AlgoSec Inc., the leading provider of Firewall Operations and Security Risk Management solutions, today announced that leading analyst firm Frost & Sullivan called its FireFlow offering an "instrumental" network security lifecycle management solution.

In a Network Security Technology Alert, Frost & Sullivan addressed the growing market demand for network security lifecycle management solutions to meet external and corporate compliance requirements in increasingly complex environments. According to the alert, in what is a growing challenge, businesses must ensure their IT processes and structure meet regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Payment Card Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst, Technical Insights, Zachariah Thomas, touted AlgoSec's ability to meet these enterprise challenges. He noted the flagship AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer (AFA) solution and its ability to enable companies to maintain the integrity of their firewall policies.

Thomas also praised AlgoSec's FireFlow, which is built on AFA technology, saying: "AlgoSec has been instrumental in addressing increasing enterprise demand for network security lifecycle management solutions with FireFlow, an advanced change reporting tool, based on the company's AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer (AFA) technology that provides enterprises end-to-end automated network security lifecycle management capabilities."

The Alert also noted, AlgoSec:

--  Provides automatically completed compliance reports for regulations
    including PCI DSS
--  Is an offline, non-disruptive software solution
--  Saves training costs and time
--  Speaks languages of multiple firewall vendors (Check Point,
    Juniper/Netscreen, Cisco)
--  Identifies and prioritizes risky rules
--  Offers firewall querying feature
    

"By creating FireFlow using the AFA engine, AlgoSec has effectively created a solution that can automate the entire network security lifecycle, which provides automatic device detection and automates change management," the Alert states.

"We are pleased that Frost & Sullivan has recognized AlgoSec and our Firewall Analyzer and FireFlow solutions for meeting a growing market demand for network security lifecycle management solutions," said Aimee Rhodes, VP Marketing, AlgoSec. "The Frost & Sullivan assessment is yet another validation of AlgoSec's mission to intelligently automate, whenever possible, difficult, complex or time-consuming issues surrounding network security management."

About AlgoSec

AlgoSec provides advanced management solutions for computer network security. More than 200 enterprises are using AlgoSec's market leading software to analyze, audit and certify firewall, router ACL and VPN policies, and for change management, security compliance and policy optimization. AlgoSec offers IT security and operations personnel unparalleled visibility and guidance to ensure their policies are secure and comply with corporate and government-mandated policies while adhering to industry best practices. AlgoSec's software solutions work across all available platforms from the leading three enterprise firewall vendors: Cisco, Check Point and Juniper/NetScreen.

AlgoSec Inc, Algorithmic Security, AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer, AlgoSec FireFlow and the AlgoSec logo are trademarks of Algorithmic Security Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders. For more information visit www.algosec.com

Contact Information

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    AlgoSec Inc.
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