Posted on Apr 22nd, 2013 by Reuven Harrison

Dark Reading published a story today on How To Improve DBA And Security Team Relations. It's s topic that is near and dear to our hearts here at Tufin, because it is reflects a convergence within IT Operations that profoundly impacts our customers.

Unfortunately, opening up those communications channels has been much more difficult than anyone could have anticipated.  Differences in context, lingo, and overall objectives (availability/access as opposed to security) have had a polarizing effect. 70% of respondents reporting application service disruptions up to 20 times per year due to configuration changes, the financial and operational consequences are severe.

This conundrum played a major part in our decision to develop SecureApp.   SecureApp creates a common interface and shared context for network security teams to collaborate with their new partners - application managers - in a much more efficient and productive way.

We knew we were onto something when we began developing SecureApp a couple years ago.   Seeing stories like this validates that our roadmap and vision is aligned with what is happening in the industry….

Have you been experiencing this?  If so, we would love to hear you experience!