Network Security Policy Management: Seeking Visibility

AlgoSec's Jeffrey Starr Says IT Environments Ever More Heterogeneous and Complex
Jeffrey Starr, chief marketing officer, AlgoSec

Visibility, or a lack thereof, continues to challenge organizations as they attempt to protect their businesses by knowing which systems, applications and data they have, says Jeffrey Starr of AlgoSec, who details how centralized visibility, control and automation can help.

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"Network security policy management is really at the heart of the whole security ecosystem," he says. "Now it's a question of managing multiple environments, multiple devices, very complex, heterogeneous environments."

In a video interview at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference, Starr discusses:

  • Why security management remains challenging with today’s cloud and hybrid network environments;
  • Challenges posed by cloud migration, DevOps projects and compliance;
  • Top network security policy management use cases, including supporting segmentation as well as micro-segmentation.

Starr, chief marketing officer at Algo Sec, leads the strategic direction and management of the company's marketing initiatives across the globe. He has previously held executive roles at Cellebrite, 3E Company (a Verisk Analytics business), Magic Software Enterprises and Amdocs. Starr also served as a general partner with Mission Ventures, a $500 million venture capital fund, and as an analyst with Booz Allen.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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