Chaos and confusion reign with existing firewall infrastructure

Many organizations are still struggling to master basic firewall hygiene, promising increased complexity and risk associated with network security policy management for those planning to adopt hybrid cloud models and next-gen architectures, according to Firemon’s 2018 State of the Firewall report.

Despite the prominent stature of firewalls within security infrastructures, companies are still struggling with basic firewall management, with rule complexity (30%), policy compliance and audit readiness (17%), and firewall rule optimization (14%) emerging as major pain points.

Read more about the findings of the Firemon report on Help Net Security.