Simple Network Misconfigurations Equals Big Vulnerabilities - How to Avoid It

Presented by

Avivi Siman-Tov, Director of Product, AlgoSec

About this talk

Misconfigurations aren’t simply inconvenient errors but serious security threats. According to Gartner, 99% of all firewall breaches will be caused by misconfigurations by 2020 and misconfigurations made OWASP’s latest list of Top 10 most critical web application security risks. A single change to a network device can have far-reaching effects on your business and create security holes for cybercriminals, impact your regulatory audit, and even cause costly outages that bring your business to a standstill! This is true whether on-premise or in the cloud. In this webinar, Avivi will present several examples of common misconfigurations, including device changes, business application connectivity changes, and data center migrations. He will also reveal specific techniques to help you avoid misconfigurations. Watch the webinar to learn how to: •Monitor cloud services to take a proactive stance against misconfigurations •Understand and map your entire network before you make a change •Understand the impact of changes to your entire hybrid network •Proactively assess the impact of a change to ensure it does not break connectivity, affect compliance or create a security hole •Use network management automation to avoid common misconfigurations •Avoid common mistakes when making changes to your network security devices

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