Firewall Rule Analysis and Cleanup with Firewall Security Manager

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Quickly determine how many unnecessary rules you can remove from your firewall configuration.

It’s easy to add rules to a firewall, but nobody likes to remove them because it’s hard to know what the effect of the change will be. As a consequence, firewalls tend to accumulate a lot of redundant and unused rules.

In this video, learn how to painlessly remove redundant and unused rules and objects from your firewall configurations and improve firewall performance.

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