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Security Consultant at Securelink
Nov 13 2016

What do you think of AlgoSec?

Good and bad experience - A case study of the use of AlgoSec FireFlow. The Good: ·         Cut turnaround time on firewall rule changes from weeks to days. ·         Improved network visibility via policy discovery, map and traffic simulations. ·         Increased accuracy of firewall changes with improved network security. ·         Highly improved traceability and accountability in the firewall change process. ·         It is easy to customise AlgoSec FireFlow to a quality system. The Bad: ...
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Security and Network Architect at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 31 2016

What is most valuable?

With a network like ours - more than 100 routing points with around 6 VRF on each - traffic simulation query is one of the most valuable feature on AFA. For FireFlow, workflow customization and active change are the best features. In... more»

How has it helped my organization?

This product allowed us to identify unused rules more easily and doing this simplifies policies in our firewall. We now have documentation of our application with objects sync with real configuration. Our approval in change management has... more»

What needs improvement?

A lot of areas have room for improvement!! This product is still young and in constant development. Interaction with a lot of vendors generates a lot of firewall options (specifically, a timer on services, application control, and so on...).... more»
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Network Technical Security at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 18 2017

What is most valuable?

* Traffic simulation queries allow an engineer to simply find all firewalls involved in the path between a source and a destination on a given service. AlgoSec allows an engineer to issue their own traffic simulation query to be tested... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We can optimize and produce reports for 744 firewalls from different vendors, Juniper, FortiGate, and Cisco) with one application.

What needs improvement?

We have requested improvement to VRF functionality on Cisco IOS and Nexus L3 devices and to support Juniper routers. We have discovered that AlgoSec doesn’t work with loopback interfaces. We use OSPF and BGP, which run over multiple Virtual... more»
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IT Security Engineer III at a individual & family service with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 24 2018

What is most valuable?

Finding unused objects within rules has helped a lot. Most firewall vendors allow an admin to see what rules are hit, but they do not tell you what objects within a group are being used or not. If we did not use AlgoSec, we would never know... more»

How has it helped my organization?

AlgoSec was able to take all our firewalls from four different vendors and enabled us to clean up old rules and objects which had not been used for a long time. It has also allowed us to let application developers see our rule base and help... more»

What needs improvement?

The user interface could be a little more user-friendly. Other competitors have more of a dashboard look ad feel. With AlgoSec, you have to launch new windows to see rule usage reports. It can be a little buried when trying to find more... more»
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Cyber Security/ Network Intelligence Professional at EliteVAD
Dec 08 2016

What do you think of AlgoSec?

Valuable Features Granular visibility Risk rules evaluation Saves with manual processes and dependencies • Improvements to My Organization Saves person-hours Security tightening and optimization in minutes Loophole identification which helps with compliance Effective tracking and automation of change management • Room for Improvement Automated policy push for the Fortinet product family. The Active Change/Automated Policy push feature is already there for all other leading devices such as Cisco, Check Point, Juniper, and Palo Alto, etc. • Use of Solution I've used it for two years. • Deployment Issues It's not hard to deploy, and can be run on a virtual environment. • Stability Issues It is a robust easy to use platform. • Scalability Issues It has highly...
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AlgoSec simplifies, automates and orchestrates security policy management to enable enterprise organizations and service providers to manage security at the speed of business. Over 1,500 of the world’s leading organizations, including 20 of the Fortune 50, rely on AlgoSec to optimize their network security policy throughout its lifecycle, to accelerate application delivery while ensuring security and compliance. AlgoSec is committed to the success of each and every customer, and provides the industry’s only money-back guarantee.
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