Managing network policy

Monday, 5 July 2004, 2:45 PM EST

Managing the complexities of large, distributed networks is a daunting task, with hundreds, even thousands, of mixed-vendor bridges, switches, routers and gateways. Managing the security settings on these devices from a central console sounds wildly impractical-the requirements are complex, and there are too many fast-moving parts. But, the demands of global business and regulatory compliance are forcing enterprises to consider management consoles that push granular policy updates to heterogeneous devices.

Read the article to learn about the several environments in which this functionality is critical.

By Pete Lindstrom at Information Security Magazine.

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