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Kabel Deutschland Chooses Tufin to Proactively Manage Application-related Firewall Changes

  Kabel Deutschland Chooses Tufin to Proactively Manage Application-related
                               Firewall Changes

Germany's Largest Cable Network Operator Chooses Tufin's SecureApp to Automate
Application Connectivity Management and Improve Security; Kabel Deutschland
and Tufin to Present an In-depth Case Study at InfoSec UK

PR Newswire

CHATHAM, New Jersey, April 22, 2013

CHATHAM, New Jersey, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Tufin Technologies, the market-leading provider of Security Policy Management
solutions, today announced that Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable
operator, has chosen Tufin SecureAppin order to deploy applications quickly,
to improve system availability and decrease its exposure to potential data
breaches and hacker attacks. Dr. Ulrich Theissen, Manager IT Security at Kabel
Deutschland, will co-present with Tufin an in-depth case study on the
deployment at the InfoSec UK Conference on Tuesday April 23^rd at 12:40p.m. in
the Technical Theatre.

Dr. Ulrich Theissen, said: "Due to the huge number of applications, interfaces
and services these days, the firewall change process is getting less and less
agile without an advanced tool to detect and mitigate risks. Because
applications are the lifeblood of our organization and drive the vast majority
of firewall changes, we needed to make sure our firewall management processes
accounted for application related risk. For example, even a simple
application-based rule change such as the opening of unnecessary ports, could
expose us to a serious security breach."

Tufin SecureApp completely rethinks the way firewalls are managed and provides
large organizations with the ability to automate application connectivity
management safely and securely. This provides large enterprises with an answer
to a problem which has been a recent major headache for them - managing
firewall change processes to account for the massive rise in the number of
networked enterprise applications being developed and the speed at which they
have to be deployed during a period of unprecedented hacker attacks and data
breaches.

Theissen continued: "We chose Tufin SecureApp and are deploying the full Tufin
Security Suite because it identifies and proactively monitors all necessary
network access for business applications and creates a much cleaner, more
reliable and much more transparent firewall policy. Because this data is
continuously updated and automatically 'customized' for our needs, we're
confident that our process will be optimized and that potential threats will
be reduced to a minimum."

Reuven Harrison, CTO of Tufin said: "Enterprises are becoming increasingly
reliant on applications in order to gain business advantage and offer better
services to their customers. However, being able to deploy new applications
quickly and securely without disrupting day to day activities can be extremely
difficult and lead to wasting precious resources on time consuming and error
prone tasks, such as application deployment, maintenance and decommissioning.
By using SecureApp, companies canmanage the network connectivity of
enterprise applications and help security, application and operations teams to
remain agile, efficient, and able to adjust to today's fast-changing business
and IT requirements."

About Kabel Deutschland

Kabel Deutschland (KD), Germany's largest cable operator, offers its customers
digital, high definition (HD) and analog TV, Pay TV and DVR offerings, Video
on Demand, broadband Internet (up to 100 Mbit/s) and fixed-line Phone services
via cable as well as mobile services in cooperation with an industry partner.
The publicly listed company (MDAX, MSCI Europe, Stoxx 600 Europe) operates
cable networks in 13 German federal states and supplies its services to
approximately 8.5 million connected households. As per November 1, 2012, Kabel
Deutschland had approximately 3,500 employees. In fiscal year 2011/2012 (12
months ended March 31, 2012), the Company reported revenues of €1,700 million
and an Adjusted EBITDA of €795 million.

Contact for queries:
Marco Gassen
Director External Communication
marco.gassen(at)kabeldeutschland.de

About Tufin Technologies

Tufin™ is the leading provider of Security Policy Management solutions that
enable companies to cost-effectively manage their firewall, switch and router
policies, reduce security and business continuity risks, and ensure Continuous
Compliance with regulatory standards. The award-winning Tufin Security Suite
provides security teams with powerful automation that slashes the time and
costs spent managing change and successfully passing audits. Founded in 2005,
Tufin serves more than 1,100 customers in industries from telecom and
financial services to energy, transportation and pharmaceuticals. Tufin
partners with leading vendors including Check Point, Cisco, Juniper Networks,
Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, F5, Blue Coat, McAfee and BMC Software, and is
known for technological innovation and dedicated customer service.

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Press Contact:
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Looking Glass Public Relation
e.liz@lookingglasspr.com
+1-408-348-1214

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