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A firewall is a network security system, either hardware- or software-based, that uses rules to control ...Read More

Next-gen firewalls: The new legacy firewall?

By Eamon McCarthy Earls 11 May 2017

This week, bloggers look into next-gen firewalls as a legacy firewall technology and weigh in on Zentera's cloud management efforts and Cisco's debugging of the NX-OS. Read More

How can Intel AMT be used to bypass the Windows firewall?

By Michael Cobb 30 Nov 2017

Software developed by the hacking group Platinum takes advantage of Intel AMT to bypass the built-in Windows firewall. Expert Michael Cobb explains how it works. Read More

Inbound vs. outbound firewall rules: Comparing the differences

By Kevin Beaver 01 Aug 2017

Enterprise network security expert Kevin Beaver compares and contrasts the roles of an inbound firewall and an outbound firewall. Find out what the differences are. Read More

Are third-party firewalls worth the investment?

By Brien Posey 22 Jun 2017

It might be effective, but Windows Firewall is not the be-all and end-all of security. In some cases, third-party firewalls add the extra layer of protection IT needs. Read More

Use a web app firewall to halt app attacks

By Peter Loshin 20 Jun 2017

As the demands on web application firewalls grow, the available WAF features are also expanding. What do you need to know to evaluate the tools vendors offer? Read More

WatchGuard launches new firewall appliances, 5G focus of MWC

By Eamon McCarthy Earls 18 Aug 2017

Bloggers examine WatchGuard firewall appliances, explore transparency as a vendor virtue and assess the role of 5G in future SD-WAN deployments. Read More

How does BENIGNCERTAIN exploit Cisco PIX firewalls?

By Nick Lewis 21 Feb 2017

The BENIGNCERTAIN exploit affects certain versions of Cisco systems using the IKEv1 protocol. Expert Nick Lewis explains what the protocol does and how the vulnerability works. Read More

Stop app attacks with a web application firewall

By Karen Scarfone 17 Jan 2017

Web application firewalls are more essential than ever when it comes to halting app attacks. Learn what features and functions you should look for when choosing a new WAF. Read More

How does the BlackNurse attack overwhelm firewalls?

By Judith Myerson 27 Dec 2016

A new attack called "BlackNurse" can disrupt firewalls with a small amount of ICMP packets. Expert Judith Myerson explains how it works and why it's a security issue for enterprises. Read More

Should I allow SSH tunneling connections through the firewall?

By Brad Casey 29 Nov 2016

Allowing users to tunnel through a firewall to access any site creates a security risk. How big of a risk is it? It depends on how much you trust your users. Read More