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2018-05-23T19:30:00Z

What do you like most about AlgoSec?


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Proactively assess the impact of network changes to ensure security and continuous compliance.

2022-01-04T03:38:00Z
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Top 5Real User

It is Linux-based and we have no problem with stability so far.

2021-12-30T07:07:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The rule checks and shadow rule detection are my favorite aspects and the most valuable feature of Algosec.

2021-12-29T12:26:00Z
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MSP

Reporting helps us with deliverables, areas of focus for improvement, and much more.

2021-12-29T09:46:00Z
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Top 10Real User

It enhanced the complete workflow system within six months of deployment.

2021-12-28T14:50:00Z
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Real User

Security ratings and security rules analysis are valuable features.

2021-12-14T04:41:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable feature is the automation that can be accomplished by using scripts. If we didn't have AlgoSec, I would have to do everything manually.

2021-10-21T06:13:00Z
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Top 20Real User

AlgoSec has good tools to manage policies and devices. Many administrators like how it helps you monitor and clean up the policy for the on-premise firewall.

2021-08-23T16:13:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable is helping us determine where our rules are too permissive. Based on previous human review of our rules, they are very cursory. We know why we do something, but we don't get into the details of whether the rule is nice and tight. What Firewall Analyzer lets us do is understand the risks presented by our rules. The tool does a calculation of all the traffic that could be allowed and we can match that to whether it should be allowed.

2021-08-09T08:01:00Z
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Top 20Real User

AlgoSec provides full visibility into the risk involved in firewall change requests as well. It definitely allows us to drill down to the level where we can see the actual policy rule that's affecting the risk ratings. If there are any changes in ratings, it'll show you exactly how to determine what's changed in the network that will affect it. It's been very clear and intuitive as far as that.

2021-07-20T15:10:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It is helpful in improving the security and compliance of our environment. We can optimize our environment by improving the rules that are not used or are duplicated. FireFlow is useful in creating and implementing new rules. It allows us to automate rules implementation and have more control over the rules.

2021-07-15T06:36:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The workflow and the fact that I can follow up on a request that I've created and clearly see the status it is in are the most valuable features of this solution. When I need things to move on, for example, if the security guys didn't look at the request or the implementation is not going as it should, then I can contact people. There is a mechanism in there that clearly indicates the service level agreement we have for implementation. We can see if it is being attained.

2021-06-13T14:29:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Rather than logging in on separate firewalls, AlgoSec enables you to make changes on all firewalls from one pane of glass.

2021-05-18T20:04:08Z
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Top 20Real User

ActiveChange integrates with your change workflow and ticketing system. For example, a change request is made to open port 8080. Then, if the guy who was supposed to implement that change mistakenly opened port 80, then ActiveChange will say, "What was approved was 8080, but what you actually opened was 80." That actually helps to fix human errors. It helps to check everything that is being done. You can go through the analysis and see changes that were made, and AlgoSec is able to alert you immediately. Whenever there is a change, notifications are sent to the administrators because it gives you that real-time alerting and change.

2021-04-22T15:55:00Z
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Real User

The features that I like are the monitoring and the alerts. It provides real-time monitoring, or at least close to real-time. I think that is important. I like its way of organizing, also. It is pretty clear. I also like their reporting structure - the way we can use AlgoSec to clear a rule base, like covering and hiding rules.

2021-04-21T08:53:00Z
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Real User

AlgoSec ASMS brings a holistic view of network firewall policy and automates firewall security management in very large-sized environments.

2021-03-23T09:00:00Z
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Top 20Real User

In my opinion, the most valuable features are the network map, unused rules reports (IPT), and active change.

2020-12-03T13:58:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution is easy to navigate.

2020-11-11T08:54:03Z
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Top 10Real User

The most valuable feature is the Firewall Analyser, which has a number of fantastic features.

2020-10-15T16:29:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The complete and end-to-end visibility and analysis it provides of the policy rule base is invaluable and saves countless time and effort.

2020-10-08T12:52:00Z
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Top 20MSP

Optimizing the operation making it possible to focus on other improvements.

2020-10-07T16:36:00Z
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Real User

The firewall analyzer is great if you deploy a new firewall platform and need to see if it provides an adequate level of protection, where you don't have any dangerous rules.

2020-10-07T15:23:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Traffic Analyzer provided the centralized view for our IT SOC operations to focus mainly on high-risk firewall rules exposing with explicit any rules.

2020-07-26T12:56:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The product gave us more agility on the process to analyze and resolve tickets by requesting permissions to access services not enabled by default.

2020-04-30T00:45:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It helps us to streamline our firewall rules, identify risks, and provide better visibility. This product has significantly saved the time and human efforts in creating and deploying firewall rules. It is now easier for our cybersecurity team to analyze firewalls rules and ACLs, using them in a more efficient manner.

2020-04-27T17:30:00Z
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Top 10Real User

AlgoBot is a brilliantly, simple idea that lets us give our IT internal customers a way to check if rules are already in place before asking for more.

2020-04-21T17:23:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Traffic queries are a great help when troubleshooting a problem, especially if the traffic is going through two or more firewalls.

2020-04-21T14:24:00Z
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Real User

We need less time to identify any risks in our firewalls, as we can detect changes in real-time.

2020-04-21T14:11:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It has reduced the workload for the firewall team thanks to the API integration with our ticketing system, handling the standard types of requests automatically.

2020-02-24T14:33:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We met our goal by gaining visibility and automating rule creation.

2020-02-19T09:10:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We now process FCRs much faster, which helps us to deliver faster and implement reworks at a quicker rate.

2020-02-06T09:12:00Z
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Real User

This is something that increases business efficiency and helps avoid bottlenecks in our NOC team.

2020-02-03T17:54:00Z
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Consultant

It has reduced our audit preparation efforts and costs drastically and maintains continuous compliance.

2020-02-01T20:28:00Z
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Real User

This has helped to restrict rules, delete rules that are too permissive, and create a configuration that complies with our security policy.

2020-02-01T13:44:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the ability to deploy new rules in all of the firewalls included in the environment at one time.

2020-02-01T12:56:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We can easily and quickly identify all of the rules on the firewall and avoid the individual review and analysis of each rule.

2020-01-31T11:45:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We have all of the information about the firewall devices that we have at risk, either because there is a firewall policy with some open protocol that can give us security problems later, or because long-unused rules present a security hole.

2020-01-31T07:47:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable feature is the unused rule optimization, where it clears the policy when appropriate.

2020-01-29T22:30:00Z
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MSP

Firewall Analyzer is valuable because it makes searching our existing policies so simple.

2020-01-29T19:06:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It provides faster go to market with fewer resources.

2020-01-28T22:15:00Z
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Real User

The automation of the firewall rule deployment, working together with our ticketing system, is the most valuable feature of this solution. The needs as required by a user request are automatically validated and configured in the specified firewalls without any human action.

2019-11-28T15:06:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the reporting, including the policy report and regulatory compliance reports.

2019-11-26T07:48:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We are in the process of implementing FireFlow in our daily operation, which will make our lives even easier. The idea is to search the Firewall Analyzer for the equipment between the source and destination, and then automatically jump off to FireFlow and open a ticket. This will then automatically implement what is needed without the need to go into the Firewall itself. This will save us a lot of time and will help us to onboard junior engineers very quickly, getting them up to speed on our network and daily operation in record time.

2019-11-25T09:46:00Z
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Top 10Real User

There are some important and really nice features that I want to mention about AlgoSec. The most useful feature is instantaneous AFA reports, that you do not have to wait (at least one week or even more for a more accurate one) to get optimization recommendations about policy as many other vendors.

2019-11-22T15:18:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is traffic simulation because, with this function, it has become more practical to know if something is released or blocked in my environment.

2019-11-12T16:45:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable features are the network map, risk analysis, and tickets for firewall changes.

2019-11-05T13:37:00Z
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Real User

I found that for policy optimization it does a great job.

2019-09-30T08:26:00Z
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Real User

We are moving towards an automated environment so the ability to work with Ansible, ServiceNow, and Palo Alto gives us the ability to automate our firewall policy creation. And it does so in a manner where we do not have to worry about a policy being created that may put our organization at risk.

2019-08-27T11:14:00Z
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Real User

It detects if the requested network and ports are getting blocked by the network or firewalls by a simple query, which helps to identify the network blocking firewalls in the topology.

2019-08-22T14:22:00Z
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Real User

The Firewall Analyzer helps us achieve our various IT compliance requirements, like ISO-27001.

2019-08-22T13:25:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is that the tool is capable of simplifying firewall management and configuration in an automated fashion.

2019-08-12T09:08:00Z
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User

This Appliance gives you the full Network MAP, which is obtainable from the Routing table.

2019-08-06T22:23:00Z
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Real User

Breaking down a rule to specify used objects within groups and protocols has proven invaluable for us because we are able to narrow exposure to potential threats, and more generally, areas in which we are exposed.

2019-06-26T12:50:00Z
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MSP

It assists us in network security reviews and audits.

2019-06-18T09:19:00Z
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MSP

AlgoSec AFA and AFF automate lots of things for my organization.

2019-06-18T09:02:00Z
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Real User

It helps to perform FW cleanup, regulations requirement, FW migration projects, etc.

2019-06-17T19:53:00Z
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Real User

AlgoSec has improved our organization in terms of improving efficiency within our firewall setup. It has added automation to working process that has helped us achieve our initial goal of reacting faster to incoming requests, which as a result of allows the relevant teams time to focus on other areas of importance.

2019-06-14T09:00:00Z
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Real User

I think finding the firewall's rules with the highest risk is valuable.

2019-06-07T15:37:00Z
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Real User

We have been able to increase the effectiveness of the team, allowing them to prioritize more complex and business-critical tasks in a faster manner.

2019-06-07T14:40:00Z
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Real User

With the solution, we can uncover bottlenecks, streamline, and clean up our firewall rules.

2019-06-06T10:26:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable features are the FW report, traffic simulation, and the FireFlow system to help manage requests.

2019-06-05T08:09:00Z
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Real User

It helps in regulatory compliance metrics and overall firewall security optimization.

2019-06-05T05:25:00Z
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Real User

AlgoSec has reduced the need for additional manpower and we can now use the time to tackle other security-related issues.

2019-06-02T13:47:00Z
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Real User

We are currently in a rule base performance improvement process and AlgoSec is an invaluable tool to accomplish this.

2019-05-25T14:27:00Z
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Real User

One of the quick wins is to view our device status easily, with out-of-the-box dashboards and charts.

2019-05-22T18:15:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It now takes less than half of the time it took before we had this tool to deploy the flows requested by the business.

2019-05-20T23:56:00Z
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Real User

The features that are most valuable are the interactive topology map and the traffic simulation queries.

2019-04-29T04:05:00Z
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Reseller

It assists in provisioning the application rapidly, which increases the organization's revenue.

2019-04-22T06:45:00Z
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Reseller

We have not seen many faults reported from our customers.

2019-04-16T12:21:00Z
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Real User

It saves time by allowing administrators to test network traffic and pinpoint which rules are being triggered for a particular traffic flow.

2019-04-16T04:01:00Z
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User

It is very useful for PCI DSS compliance.

2018-06-20T21:24:00Z
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Real User

We use it for global firewall rules management to ensure global policies are applied to all regional firewalls, provide auditing and compliance.

2018-06-15T03:15:00Z
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User

We see the value of BusinessFlow for organisations involved in digital transformation projects migrating to public/private/hybrid cloud models.

2018-05-24T12:45:00Z
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User

AlgoSec has helped us save time by having one central location to view firewall policies, especially when crossing multiple vendors.

2018-05-23T19:30:00Z
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