Controlling Your Head in the Cloud With Network Security Policy Management

  • Tuesday, 04/04/2017: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Room: 501A
  • Session Number:  IT8:


Rated ‘high’ in Gartner’s latest “Hype Cycle for Infrastructure Protection” report, network security policy management (NSPM) offers multiple services for data centers handling network security operations with firewall policy management, complex policy change workflows/compliance audits, and management of multiple firewall vendors. But what’s driving this demand?

Learning Objectives

Attendees will learn:
• Why firewall rules are oftentimes outdated and redundant, and how this impacts the security posture of their network
• What data center infrastructure managers face when migrating to and ensuring the security of a cloud environment
• How network security policy management can solve security and compliance challenges data center managers encounter during cloud deployment


Ron Kehoe

Senior Security Engineer