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"AWS Firewall Manager isn't a separate solution when you create the virtual private cloud (VPC), so you can control the traffic through that security group."

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"Policy management and the cartography of the network have been the most valuable features.""Being able to customize your own clarity to that aspect of change management.""It is an important application for controlling and monitoring firewall rules. It is useful for making and monitoring the changes.""Visibility is its largest and most valuable feature. You can see everything or all the devices on the network for each customer. It provides you a larger view of what might be wrong with the network and how you can improve it with firewall rules, etc. If you are talking about secure change, being able to automate the entire change process is pretty much the winner for us. It is going to really reduce the time that it takes for us to do changes, and we can just go out and get more customers.""The technical support is pretty good.""All the basic functions work well.""The solution is good, and no clients complained about it.""The solution is quite scalable."

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"I would like to see AWS add some UTM features to the firewall. It would also be great if AWS Firewall had native IPS/IDS. They have the separate IPS/IDS, GuardDuty."

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"Its price is reasonable, but it could be lower. It could have a more effective approach for creating and changing rules. It could provide advice or suggestions for a better understanding of rules and changing the rules. There should be suggestions for the rules that need to be changed to make them less risky.""The initial setup can be tough.""Their pricing can be better. It is not very transparent.""The pricing could be a bit more competitive.""The initial setup of Tufin was complex. We had some issues with the architecture.""The solution does not have automation with other Firewalls.""The older version that we have doesn't support some newer firewall vendors.""Lacks ability to create a Terraform that would enable deployment without manual steps."

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  • "It's quite an expensive solution."
  • "Price could always be better, but there are always consequences."
  • "The price is on the cheaper side."
  • "Its price is reasonable, but it could be lower. It has been cost-effective for us. We have a contract for three years."
  • "Because we're quite a large company, the price wasn't too much of a factor for us."
  • "The pricing is reasonable."
  • "There is a permanent license for devices, but it's not relative to a device itself. Once you purchase 10 licenses for virtual appliances or virtual context, you can put them into different virtual firewalls, but you can reuse these licenses for other devices if you don't need them for the old ones."
  • "It is expensive, but as compared to other players, it's more or less okay. Their pricing is not very transparent. This is my biggest point regarding Tufin. I've never seen a price list or something like that. It's always individual, and in many cases, it's very confusing to know what is the base and what is the price."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Once this solution is set up, we hardly have to touch it.
    Top Answer:The licensing is on a pay-as-you-go basis and we are billed monthly. I think that the pricing is okay, given that we are saving on bandwidth and also protecting our servers against threats. Support… more »
    Top Answer:My experience has been with small-scale infrastructure and it works very well.
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Tufin is rule analysis.
    Top Answer:The firewall management is complex for beginners, and the solution could be improved by including icons that provide insight into what they are and how they function. For example, the ability to… more »
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    Overview

    AWS Firewall Manager is a security management service which allows you to centrally configure and manage firewall rules across your accounts and applications in AWS Organization. As new applications are created, Firewall Manager makes it easy to bring new applications and resources into compliance by enforcing a common set of security rules. Now you have a single service to build firewall rules, create security policies, and enforce them in a consistent, hierarchical manner across your entire infrastructure.

    Using AWS Firewall Manager, you can easily roll out AWS WAF rules for your Application Load Balancers, API Gateways, and Amazon CloudFront distributions. Similarly, you can create AWS Shield Advanced protections for your Application Load Balancers, ELB Classic Load Balancers, Elastic IP Addresses and CloudFront distributions. Finally, with AWS Firewall Manager, you can enable security groups for your Amazon EC2 and ENI resource types in Amazon VPCs.

    Tufin enables organizations to automate their security policy visibility, risk management, provisioning and compliance across their multi-vendor, hybrid environment. Customers gain visibility and control across their network, ensure continuous compliance with security standards and embed security enforcement into workflows and development pipelines. 

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    Sample Customers
    Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
    3M, AT&T, Blue Cross Blue Shield, BNP Parabas, ConocoPhillips, Deutsche Bank, GE, IBM, Pfizer, United States Postal Service 
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Media Company10%
    Comms Service Provider7%
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    Financial Services Firm27%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Healthcare Company8%
    Insurance Company7%
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    Computer Software Company21%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Retailer6%
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    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise73%
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    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise6%
    Large Enterprise81%
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    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise69%
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    AWS Firewall Manager is ranked 7th in Firewall Security Management with 1 review while Tufin is ranked 2nd in Firewall Security Management with 20 reviews. AWS Firewall Manager is rated 7.0, while Tufin is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of AWS Firewall Manager writes "It's built into the virtual private network so you can control all the traffic, but it lacks UTM features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tufin writes "Suits customer needs in complex environments but licensing model for routing devices could be simplified". AWS Firewall Manager is most compared with Palo Alto Networks Panorama, Fortinet FortiGate Cloud, Azure Firewall Manager, Skybox Security Suite and ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer, whereas Tufin is most compared with AlgoSec, FireMon, Skybox Security Suite and Palo Alto Networks Panorama.

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