Improve Network Visibility
An increasingly mobile workforce using many types of devices and applications has blurred the line between what is appropriate for business and what is appropriate for personal use. As a result, many firewall administrators must choose between maximizing employee productivity and maintaining network security.
Features and Capabilities
Cisco ASA CX Context-Aware Security provides context-aware capabilities for exceptional visibility and control, so enterprises can enable new use cases without compromising security. As the management tool for ASA CX, Cisco Prime Security Manager (PRSM) delivers:
- Excellent visibility for end-to-end network intelligence
- The ability to write and enforce the granular security policies
- A consistent management interface for single- and multidevice management
Gain a comprehensive understanding of the traffic flows throughout the network. Top-level reports summarize traffic patterns related to users, applications, devices, and other contextual elements. It also provides access to granular logs and information about the health and performance of security devices.
Granular Application, User, and Device Control
Write and enforce granular policies based on a comprehensive set of contextual elements, including:
- Application behavior
- User and group identity
- Device and operating system
- Device location
Flexible Management Architecture
Use a consistent management interface for single- and multidevice management. When multiple devices are managed, all access requests are redirected to the primary manager to ensure efficient, centralized control. To serve a range of deployment needs, Prime Security Manager is available either as a physical appliance or as a virtual appliance based on VMWare ESXi.