Firewall management

There is nothing glamorous about firewall management, yet it is one of the keys to maintaining a secure environment. Outtasking of firewall management allows you to avoid the routine problems while ensuring or even enhancing security.

Your network administrator recently made a change to your firewall rules. Since his recent promotion to management, some of these changes are leaving part of your DMZ open to attack. You are trying to acquire backup help, but these skills are in demand throughout your organisation and no backup is available. Your third shift staff is not as skilled and is unable to determine how to correct the exposure. What options do you have?

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Highlights

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Service details

The demand for firewall management is on the rise. Companies are struggling with the pace of technology changes, new security threats, dynamic network structures, rapid network growth, as well as the challenge of maintaining a quality staff. A correctly configured and well-maintained firewall can be a very effective piece of your security solution. It could very easily mean the difference between a successful stronghold and embarrassment.

There is nothing glamorous about firewall management, yet it is one of the keys to maintaining a secure environment. Outtasking of firewall management allows you to avoid the routine problems while ensuring or even enhancing security.

Firewall management

The firewall management service includes:

IBM Check Point and Cisco PIX certified firewall engineers can perform the following customer requested changes by the end of the next business day:

Firewall administration

At your request, IBM will perform IBM firewall software changes via an authenticated and encrypted connection.

These changes, completed by the end of the next business day, may consist of two of the following per calendar week:

Log file analysis

In review of the log files, the following will be performed:

Advanced firewall services

IBM firewall engineers can:

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