Forward Networks

Santa Clara, CA, USA
2013
  |  By Dawn Slusher
During a very busy RSA Conference, Forward Networks was named a market leader in vulnerability assessment, remediation, and management at the 12th annual Global Infosec Awards hosted by Cyber Defense Magazine. This is the second consecutive year that Forward Networks has taken top honors in security.
  |  By Forward Networks
Forward Networks announces it has been named the Market Leader in Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation and Management in Cyber Defense Magazine's 12th annual Global InfoSec Awards.
  |  By Dawn Slusher
Network migration is a critical undertaking for any organization looking to optimize their network performance, adopt new technologies, or achieve cost savings. However, this process poses numerous challenges that can lead to disruptions and unwarranted risks if not properly managed.
  |  By Forward Networks
Forward Networks announced today that it has successfully achieved System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type II Compliance attestation conducted by an independent third party. The completion of the audit demonstrates Forward Networks' long-term commitment to providing its customers transparency, privacy, and data security. Forward Networks achieved SOC 2 Type I Compliance in July of last year.
  |  By Natalie Cheung
Recently, a critical vulnerability, CVE-2024-3400, was discovered in the Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS software, posing a substantial risk to affected systems. In this blog post, we will discuss the nature of this vulnerability and how Forward Networks can assist organizations in swiftly identifying and addressing their risk exposure.
  |  By Rodney Alto
Rodney Alto served 35 years as a senior executive in technology at the Central Intelligence Agency. He’s now a senior advisor for federal strategy and security at Forward Networks. What is one of largest challenges today in IT? It’s not AI, quantum computing, or even cyber—it’s technical debt.
  |  By Dawn Slusher
Forward Networks won the prestigious Gold designation for Cloud Computing Security at the 2024 Globee Awards for Cybersecurity. This recognizes Forward Networks' commitment to transforming how SecOps, CloudOps, and NetOps teams operate by creating a single source of truth for engineers with actionable insights that empower them to regain control over their networks.
  |  By Dawn Slusher
In the fast-paced world of cybersecurity, Security Operations (SecOps) teams face an ever-evolving landscape of threats and challenges. As a professional in the NetOps, SecOps, or CloudOps field, you understand the critical importance of staying ahead of cyber adversaries and safeguarding your network infrastructure. That's where Forward Networks steps in, offering innovative solutions that revolutionize SecOps by supercharging your network insights and capabilities.
  |  By Dawn Slusher
In the world of networking, misconfigurations and inconsistencies can lead to significant issues for businesses, especially those in highly regulated industries such as financial services. One Fortune 500 financial services company experienced a nightmare scenario with their MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) settings, resulting in application and performance problems. Fortunately, the company found a solution in Forward Networks' digital twin.
  |  By Fabrizio Maccioni
NetBox Labs, is the open-source startup behind NetBox, a tool designed specifically for network engineers and operators. It combines the functionalities of IP Address Management (IPAM) and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) into a unified solution. With this relationship, Forward Enterprise and NetBox Cloud customers: The relationship includes a joint effort to build a bi-directional integration between Forward Enterprise and NetBox.
  |  By Forward Networks
Inside our FWD Community, you can chat with others managing complex networks and discuss new technologies, current events, ideas you’d like to explore to take your network to the next level. You can also connect with experts like Andi Voellmy for answers to your Netowkr Query Engine questions and share your NQE knowledge with others.
  |  By Forward Networks
Inside our FWD Community, you can chat with others managing complex networks and discuss new technologies, current events, ideas you’d like to explore to take your network to the next level. You can also connect with experts like Andi Voellmy for answers to your Netowkr Query Engine questions and share your NQE knowledge with others.
  |  By Forward Networks
Inside our FWD Community, you can chat with others managing complex networks and discuss new technologies, current events, ideas you’d like to explore to take your network to the next level. You can also connect with experts like Andi Voellmy for answers to your Netowkr Query Engine questions and share your NQE knowledge with others.
  |  By Forward Networks
Watch Andi Voellmy show Sean Deveci how to solve his network problems with the Network Query Engine (NQE) feature within Forward Enterprise.
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AI Assist is a groundbreaking generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) feature that is now integrated into Forward Enterprise. This cutting-edge feature empowers NetOps, SecOps, and CloudOps professionals to gain comprehensive network insights and expedite solutions for their most demanding intricate network challenges through natural language prompts.
  |  By Forward Networks
Do you have rogue devices in your network? Worried they might ruin your chill holiday break? Special Guest Jack Shen will show Mike Lossmann how to make a 'naughty list' with Network Query Engine and gain some network peace of mind this year.
  |  By Forward Networks
How can federal agencies possibly comply with the HUNDREDS of complex specifications in the DISA STIG compliance checklists? Join Mike Lossmann and Federal Technical Solutions Engineer Sean Deveci for this week’s Demo Tuesday to learn how a network digital twin can streamline your federal network compliance and give you full confidence heading into an audit.
  |  By Forward Networks
You think you know everything about Zero Trust?? You don't know diddley about network security without a network digital twin! This Tuesday, Mike will hit viewers with the figurative folding chair of knowledge. Tune in!
  |  By Forward Networks
If you could ask your network one question, what would it be? Good news, you can ask it all the questions you want with Forward Enterprise's new AI Assist feature. Watch Mike Lossmann use natural language to perform Network Query Engine searches-- no matter your role or skill level, you can conduct sophisticated network queries with a minimal learning curve.
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Learn how verification can be used in key IT processes and workflows, why a mathematical model is required and how it works; as well as example use cases from the Forward Enterprise platform.
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The financial return on aligning your team, simplifying troubleshooting, and avoiding outages.

See full network topology including device state and configuration, verify compliance, and prevent config drift with Forward Enterprise's network security verification.

The future of network operations is network modeling. Forward Networks' flagship platform Forward Enterprise gives users a mathematically accurate network digital twin.

Forward enables perfect network visibility, full path analysis, security policy verification, and change prediction, freeing up time and saving you money.

Mathematically-accurate network modeling trusted by the world's largest networks:

  • Forward Enterprise documents, searches, verifies, and predicts the behavior of your network by creating an always-accurate software copy of your entire network infrastructure using a unique mathematical model.
  • With available REST APIs, it easily integrates into your existing network management workflow and tools. The In-App Network Query Engine (NQE) Checks feature delivers the ability to define and perform custom verification within Forward Enterprise atop the NQE data model.
  • Forward Enterprise can be deployed on-premises or via cloud hosting for complete implementation flexibility. Read more about product features below or download our datasheet for a quick overview of devices and platforms.

The best-in-class network modeling software that customers love.