Overreliance on Manual Processes Compromises IT Security

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Click through for results from a security survey conducted by Tufin Technologies on firewall management.

Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

When it comes to managing IT security in general and firewalls specifically, many IT organizations are relying on manual processes that simply can’t keep pace with a rapidly changing threat landscape.

In a survey of 100 network security professionals conducted by Tufin Technologies, a provider of IT security management software, it's clear that the majority of IT organizations are relying on manual IT labor to change firewall rules. That may have been a viable approach once upon a time, but as the volume and complexity of IT security threats continue to increase, it’s pretty clear that manual processes will no longer scale to meet the threat.

 

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