McAfee partners with Tufin to automate network security policy management


Security Lifecycle Management Leader Partners With Industry Giant to Lower the Cost and Increase the Effectiveness of Security Operations

RAMAT GAN, Israel, July 2009 - Tufin Technologies, the market leading provider of Security Lifecycle Management solutions, today announced that it has joined the McAfee® Security Innovation Alliance™ (SIA) partner program. As part of this program, Tufin will integrate its award-winning Tufin Security Suite (TSS) with McAfee Firewall Enterprise (formerly Sidewinder) and the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator® (ePO™) software.

The joint solution will enable McAfee customers to take advantage of Tufin’s award winning SecureTrack and SecureChange Workflow products for firewall operations management, security optimization, compliance auditing, and change automation. McAfee customers will not only experience reduced time and cost of firewall operations, but will also be able to implement a range of process and audit controls needed to streamline internal and regulatory compliance, tighten network security, and ensure business continuity.

“We are delighted that Tufin has joined the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance program,” said Ed Barry, senior director for the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance. “When Tufin completes its integration, we expect our joint solution to stimulate powerful new efficiencies and cost savings for security and compliance, a key goal of the SIA program.”

Tufin's SecureTrack™, SecureChange™ Workflow products, which make up the core of its Tufin Security Suite™, help security operations teams to manage change, minimize risks and dramatically reduce manual, repetitive tasks through automation. Tufin’s open extensible architecture, the Tufin Open Platform (TOP), enables McAfee to seamlessly extend Tufin’s automated policy management to its McAfee Firewall Enterprise solution, providing joint customers a cohesive, automated framework for network security policy management.

McAfee ePO software is the first platform that lets enterprises and governments centrally manage security and compliance products from multiple vendors, offering unprecedented cost savings and return on investment. With more than 35,000 customers and managing close to 60 million PCs and servers, this unique platform is helping McAfee SIA partners to extend their reach and create complementary functionality. For more information on the McAfee SIA and McAfee Firewall Enterprise appliance, please visit:

“We are pleased to join the McAfee SIA program and be working with an industry giant that, much like Tufin, is deeply committed to making security easy to manage,” said Shaul Efraim, vice president of products, business development and marketing, Tufin. “Our joint solution will enable our mutual customers to immediately and dramatically streamline security operations and reduce the complexity involved with managing heterogeneous network environments. The result will be greater protection, reduced risk and increased compliance.”

Tufin Security Suite ™ (TSS) is industry’s first comprehensive Security Lifecycle Management solution. Seamlessly integrating its award-winning SecureTrack and SecureChange Workflow solutions into an open, extensible and distributed architecture, TSS features full interoperability with Check Point, Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, F5 and Blue Coat. TSS provides the capacity to automate security policy management for any device in the Security Lifecycle Management eco-system, enabling organizations to reduce the cost of security operations and compliance while increasing operational efficiency, tightening network security, and ensuring business continuity.

Tufin Technologies is the leading provider of Security Lifecycle Management solutions that enable large organizations to enhance security, ensure business continuity and increase operational efficiency. Tufin's products SecureTrack™, SecureChange™ Workflow, and the Tufin Security Suite™, help security operations teams to manage change, minimize risks and dramatically reduce manual, repetitive tasks through automation. Tufin’s open, extensible architecture enables any company with best of breed applications, devices and systems to take advantage of Tufin’s unmatched policy optimization, change management, and auditing capabilities. With a combination of accuracy and simplicity, Tufin empowers security officers to perform reliable audits and demonstrate compliance with corporate and government standards. Founded in 2005 by leading firewall and business systems experts, Tufin now serves more than 325 customers around the world, including leading financial institutions, telecom service providers, transportation, energy and pharmaceutical companies. For more information visit, or follow Tufin on:

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