Burning Down the House: Avoiding the Danger of Firewall Misconfigurations

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Avivi Siman-Tov (AlgoSec)

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It’s time to call out network misconfigurations for what they really are: Potentially fatal security flaws. Firewall misconfigurations cause 99% of all successful breaches, according to Gartner, and they hold a worrying sixth place in OWASP’s Top 10 Web Application Security Risks. In this illuminating webinar, Avivi Siman-Tov illustrates how an incorrect keystroke can open far-reaching security holes. Learn how firewall misconfigurations create backdoors for cybercriminals, impact audits, and bring business to a standstill—and most importantly, learn how to avoid it all. Step 1: Understand and map your entire network before making a change Step 2: How to proactively assess the impact of a change to your entire network Step 3: Maximize the capabilities of network management automation to avoid common misconfigurations Step 4: Know the common mistakes in network security changes, and how to avoid them

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