Athena Security in the News
Survey: Firewall Rules Sprawl Makes Firewall Policy Management A Mess
July 6, 2012 — SearchNetworking
A new survey by firewall management software vendor Athena Security revealed that 95% of engineers have trouble with firewall audits because the manual processes involved are time-consuming.
Interactive Ideas adds Athena rights
September 28, 2011 — Channel EMEA
UK-based VAD Interactive Ideas has picked up EMEA distribution rights for US-based software outfit Athena Security.
Athena Releases PathFinder For Predictive Network Analysis
March 7, 2011 — Dark Reading
Athena Security, makers of the advanced network security analytics solution, SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager, today announced a new product that extends the core analysis from a device-centric view to a network-based view.
TCS Picks Athena Security's Firewall Security Manager to Reduce Security Risk
January 31, 2011 — The DNS Zone
Tata Consultancy Services "TCS," an Indian-based provider of consulting and outsourced IT Infrastructure services, announced that it has picked Athena Security's Firewall Security Manager to reduce firewall security risk for customers.
Athena Security Announces Firewall Rule Tracker
November 15, 2010 — Network Centric Security
Athena Security, the developers of SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager, a comprehensive enterprise firewall audit and operations tool, recently announced the release of Firewall Rule Tracker, the industrys only asynchronous documentation solution for recording the reason why specific firewall rules exist in enterprise networks.
Athena Rolls Out Firewall Configuration Debugger
August 10, 2010 — Dark Reading
Athena announces the release of the Configuration Debugger, the first and only software solution that network engineers can use for offline troubleshooting of service availability issues on Cisco, Check Point and Netscreen firewalls.
Athena Security Offers Free Firewall Browser
March 16, 2010 — Dark Reading
Athena Security announces the release of Firewall Browser, a free tool for searching Cisco, Check Point and Netscreen configurations that is powerful and flexible enough to support IT departments of all sizes and process requirements. Firewall browser is available as a free download with no limitations, user license restrictions or registration hurdles from www.athenasecurity.net.
Athena Security announces the release of Firewall Browser
March 15, 2010 — Security Watch
Athena Security announces the release of Firewall Browser, a free tool for searching Cisco, Check Point and Netscreen configurations that is powerful and flexible enough to support IT departments of all sizes and process requirements.
Athena Security, SolarWinds Integrate Firewall, Network Configuration Products
Sept 21, 2009 — Dark Reading, Kelly Jackson Higgins
Athena Security, a leader in products for auditing firewalls as well as the network as a whole, today announced its status as a SolarWinds' Technology Partner through the integration of its Firewall Security Manager product with SolarWinds' application programming interfaces ("API") for SolarWinds NCM' Network Configuration Manager (NCM). Bringing a powerful firewall security and compliance solution to network engineers, Firewall Security Manager now has the capability to show users how rule changes, tracked by Orion NCM, affect exposures to critical assets inside the network.
New Tools Emerge To Ease Enterprise Fear Of Firewall Swapping
April 30, 2009 — Dark Reading, Kelly Jackson Higgins
Many organizations are loathe to swap out one vendor's firewall for another because the changeover could disrupt the network and open new security holes. It's less risky to stick with a single firewall vendor, so often that's just what they do.
Firewall Management Tools Aid Configuration, Compliance
December 1, 2008 — SearchSecurity.com, Neil Roiter
Regulatory and industry requirements for controlling access to customer information and other critical data place a considerable burden on organizations to make sure their firewall rules and routing tables accurately implement policy.
Athena Security Debuts Firewall Security Manager to Simplify Firewall Configuration
September 4, 2008 — TMCnet, Rajani Baburajan
Athena Security, a provider of analysis tools for managing and simplifying firewall configuration complexity, today announced the release of Firewall Security Manager, a software tool that enables network managers to simplify firewall configurations, support device migration and automate firewall reviews.
Firewall Revisited: New Tools Automate Management
September 2, 2008 — Dark Reading, Kelly Jackson Higgins
You'd think a mature security device like a firewall by now is just a matter of set it and forget it. But not so: Even the slightest tweak to one firewall rule can wreak havoc on another firewall, and possibly affect your overall security posture.
Startup Launches Tool That Analyzes & Maps Network Architecture for Risk
April 15, 2008 — Dark Reading, Kelly Jackson Higgins
RSA 2008 Conference — A security startup that's been operating for several months in stealth mode came out of the shadows here last week at the RSA conference to show off its new security mapping tool that assesses overall threat risk by scrutinizing the network architecture.
Best of RSA 2008
April 14, 2008 — NetworkWorld, Richard Stiennon
Every RSA show is different. Every year there is a buzz. It takes two or three days of walking the show floor, hearing vendor pitches (you have to stop and talk to people manning the booths to pick up their vibes, don't just wander the floor), and hob-nobbing with Wall Street analysts to identify that buzz.
Brand new best practices tool for network architecture
August 01, 2007 — Security Dreamer, Steve Hunt
The folks at Lisle Technology Partners have done it again. Building on seven years of success as a software development shop, the brilliant designers have finally launched their much anticipated new product AthenaVerify. The launch happened this week at a lovely reception at the chic Peninsula Hotel in Chicago.