SURVEY OF LEADING CISOS REVEALS CHALLENGES TO MODERN FIREWALLS

Rethink Firewalls: Security and Agility for the Modern Enterprise

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Share of respondents are not confident that their legacy firewall could contain a breach of the data center perimeter.

60%

Believe legacy firewalls do not have the capabilities to prevent attacks against critical business and cloud based applications.

76%

Share of respondents who do not have the ability to quickly secure new apps or change configurations for existing apps.

60%

Share of respondents who say that legacy firewalls are not effective at enabling zero trust security

LEGACY FIREWALLS

Why are organizations ditching legacy firewalls?

The majority of organizations are ready to eliminate their legacy firewalls because of their ineffectiveness, high cost and high complexity.

24%

Only 24% say their organizations have the ability to quickly secure new applications or change security configurations for existing applications.

62%

62% say access control policies are not granular enough, limiting their ability to protect their most valuable assets.

41%

41% of respondents say that using legacy firewalls for network segmentation in the data ceter is too costly.

ZERO TRUST SECURITY

How effective are legacy firewalls at enabling Zero Trust?

The majority of organizations believe that legacy firewalls are not effective at enabling zero trust security.

63%

63% of respondents say that legacy firewalls are not effective at enabling zero trust security in their organization.

62%

62% believe legacy firewalls are not effective when it comes to segmentation of east-west traffic in their organization.

29%

Only 29% of respondents have fully deployed microsegmentation in their organization.

CLOUD SECURITY

Can legacy firewalls secure applications and data in the cloud?

Cloud security is essential for most organizations, however legacy firewalls fail to protect apps and data in the cloud.

64%

64% of respondents say that cloud security is essential to their business.

61%

61% of respondents say that legacy firewalls are ineffective in securing apps and data in the cloud.

63%

Believe legacy firewalls do not have the capabilities to prevent attacks against critical business and cloud based applications.

MICRO-SEGMENTATION

How effective are legacy firewalls in detecting lateral movement?

Trends show that more organizations are moving toward micro segmentation to visualize and secure east-west traffic.

67%

Share of respondents say they are shifting security controls from the network to the endpoint/workload, indicating a change in strategy.

62%

62% believe legacy firewalls are not effective when it comes to segmentation of east-west traffic in their organization.

36%

Only 36 percent of respondents say their legacy firewalls are highly effective at preventing a ransomware attack.

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