AlgoSec Questions

Manager Risk Advisory at a consultancy with 5,001-10,000 employees

I am a cybersecurity and networking practitioner with experience in product, engineering, and consulting.

We are currently evaluating AlgoSec and FireMon. What are the biggest differences between the two? We are specifically looking for users' feedback in terms of the:

  • Usability

  • Map views

  • Performance

  • Protocol support (esp. MPLS)

  • Disaster recovery

Thanks! I appreciate the help. 

Sunil Kumar. Well before both the products have their own pros and cons. But the criteria you… more »
Carlo GardenerUnfortunately we chose Tufin over both those products, sorry I cannot give you a… more »
NetworkSad34It’s been too long since I evaluated AlgoSec to give some solid feedback here. I… more »
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering AlgoSec, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station


We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about AlgoSec?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with AlgoSec.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

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I work in a small organization in the educational sector. 

We would like to extend firewall licenses, So we need to evaluate vendors. On what criteria/basis should we compare vendors and devices?

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Amy Borne

Since I'm working from home these days and using my private computer, I was wondering which is the best firewall system?

Thanks in advance!

Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
IT Central Station

Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!

it_user660525Customizability to conform to the company's needs
Roger ThiagarajahEase of navigation and a comprehensive view as to what is in place so that the… more »