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Monday, October 13, 2014

GITEX 2014: WatchGaurd Technologies X-rays Firewall, network traffic

WatchGuard Technologies has announced its new policy map which x-rays into firewall configurations and network traffic at the GITEX 2014, ITRealms authoritatively reports.

Vice president, corporate and product strategy at WatchGuard Technologies, Dave Taylor said they are showcasing the first industry-based interactive, integrated policy mapping capability for Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) appliances.

The real-time network security visibility solution, Taylor stated in a press statement made available to ITRealms provides a comprehensive view of traffic flow and policy impact across the entire nework, with the ability to quickly filter or drill down for additional detail and analysis.

According to him, security policies are central to firewall operation, stressing that in the 2014 Verizon Report, there is a strong correlation between a badly configured firewall and the likelihood of a security breach.

“Security policies are the brains of a firewall and dictate the effectiveness of any firewall configuration and directly impact our customers’ network protection,” Taylor said.

Pointing out that given the tremendous customer update for dimension on a global basis, we recognized an opportunity to improve their security management and eliminate errors, it’s important to give network administrators a powerful tool for visualizing policy analysis.

“They can now see policies like never before and instantly evaluate the impact on the network or user,” he said.

The newest update, ITRealms gathered include information on zero-day malware, details about website visits and traffic disposition, enhanced navigation, and consolidated certificate management.

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