Top Firewall Security Management solutions reviewed

IT Central Station users review the highest rated Firewall Security Management soltuions.

Compared to just a few years ago, data and users are now everywhere. Organisations are managing more devices, more data, more mobile users, and a seemingly ever-increasing attack surface. How do you keep pace with the complex changes facing your network, and minimise risk, without slowing down business? You start with a next-generation firewall that's designed to ease deployment and management, block tomorrow's threats, and simplify security. However, choosing a firewall solution isn't easy, and there are many options available that businesses can choose from.

Over 388,000 professionals have used IT Central Station research to inform their purchasing decisions. Their latest paper looks at the highest rated firewall security management vendors, profiling each and examining what they can offer enterprise.

Here's a breakdown of the key players currently active in the market:


Average Rating: 9.2

Top Comparison: Tufin

Overview: AlgoSec simplifies, automates, and orchestrates security policy management to enable enterprise organisations and service providers to manage security at the speed of business. Over 1,500 of the world's leading organisations, including 20 of the Fortune 50, rely on AlgoSec to optimise their network security policy throughout its lifecycle, to accelerate application delivery while ensuring security and compliance.


Average Rating: 8.0

Top Comparison: AlgoSec

Overview: Tufin Orchestration Suite is a comprehensive solution for network security management providing visibility, change tracking, analysis and auditing for firewall policies, network devices, and cloud platforms. It also provides automatic application connectivity and firewall change management. It assures a tight security posture and regulatory compliance across all enterprise platforms.


Average Rating: 8.2

Top Comparison: Tufin

Overview: Since creating the first-ever network security management solution 15 years ago, FireMon solutions have continued to deliver visibility into and control over complex network security infrastructure, policies, and risk to over 1,500 customers around the world.


Skybox Security Suite

Average Rating: 8.1

Top Comparison: AlgoSec

Overview: The Skybox Security Suite platform combines firewall and network device data with vulnerability and threat intelligence, prioritising security issues in the context of your unique environment. Powerful attack vector analytics reduce response times and risks, bringing firewall, vulnerability and threat management processes for complex networks under control. Firewall Assurance brings all firewalls into one normalised view, continuously monitoring policy compliance, optimising firewall rulesets, and finding attack vectors that others miss.


Cisco Defence Orchestrator

Average Rating: 8.3

Top Comparison: Tufin

Overview: Cisco Defense Orchestrator is a cloud-based policy management solution to drive simple and consistent security policy across multiple Cisco security platforms.


Palo Alto Networks Panorama

Average Rating: 8.5

Top Comparison: FireMon

Overview: Panorama network security management provides static rules and dynamic security updates in an ever-changing threat landscape. Reduce administrator workload and improve your overall security posture with a single rule base for firewall, threat prevention, URL filtering, application awareness, user identification, file blocking, and data filtering.

ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer

Average Rating:  7.7

Top Comparison: AlgoSec

Overview: ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer is an agent less log analytics and configuration management software that helps network administrators to centrally collect, archive, analyse their security device logs, and generate forensic reports out of it. Real-time event response system and Integrated Compliance Management module of Firewall Analyzer automates your end point security monitoring, network bandwidth monitoring, and security & compliance auditing.