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By Kevin Beaver Evaluate Aug 07, 2015

Do enterprises need an internal firewall?

Internal firewalls are on the market, but how do they differ from traditional firewalls? Expert Kevin Beaver explains the benefits and drawbacks. Continue Reading


By Brad Causey Get Started Sep 15, 2015

Comparing the best Web application firewalls in the industry

Expert Brad Causey compares the best Web application firewalls on the market across three types of product types: cloud, integrated and appliance. Continue Reading


By Kara Gattine Get Started Sep 18, 2014

Types of firewalls: An introduction to firewalls

To keep your network data secure, start with this introduction to firewalls. This tutorial provides an overview of what firewalls are and what benefits they provide, how they work and different firewall types. Get ... Continue Reading


By Mike Chapple Evaluate Aug 24, 2015

What are the compliance requirements for Web application firewalls?

Web application firewalls may be a way to better security, but organizations need to be aware of the compliance implications of WAFs. Continue Reading


By Mike O. Villegas Get Started Jul 21, 2015

Six criteria for buying next-gen firewalls

Next-generation firewalls have become a key security component for enterprises. Expert Mike O. Villegas offers advice on how to purchase the right NGFW. Continue Reading

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Threat Intelligence and Next-Generation Firewalls: The Power of Openness, Quality and Timeliness

Threat intelligence is a critical ingredient for the effectiveness of your next-generation firewall (NGFW). NGFWs detect zero-day and advanced attacks using malware signatures, IP and domain reputations, and other ... Continue Reading

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Enterprise Next-Generation Firewalls: Why Performance Is Critical for Threat Protection

Many IT professionals assume that security feature content is everything for next-generation firewalls (NGFWs), and performance doesn't really matter. But in today's world of massive data breaches, threat ... Continue Reading

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How to Choose a Next-Generation Firewall: Measuring the Most Important Factors

The security landscape is changing fast, and as hackers evolve to exploit new holes in enterprise defenses, your organization must evolve to stay ahead of new threats. Many companies are scrambling to keep up, ... Continue Reading


By Brad Casey Get Started Mar 05, 2015

Virtualized firewall servers and other bad ideas

Virtualization is a great idea, but not for everything in the data center. Even if your goal is 100% virtualization, leave these servers off the list. Continue Reading


By Simon Quicke Dec 04, 2014

Corero warns of firewall weakness

Network security player Corero has warned that changes in the way DDOS attacks are launched could leave some firewalls struggling to provide protection Continue Reading