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By Kathleen Richards Evaluate Nov 02, 2015

Readers’ top picks for enterprise firewalls

The companies and key functionality organizations seek out when they upgrade or add firewall technology to their enterprise environments. Continue Reading


By Andrew Froehlich Evaluate Nov 20, 2015

Cisco ASA firewall: Network security product overview

Cisco ASA firewall products are Cisco's offering in the growing NGFW market. With FirePower intrusion prevention, they support deployments in small, medium and large businesses. Continue Reading


By Andrew Froehlich Evaluate Nov 19, 2015

Palo Alto firewall: Network security product overview

Equipped with mobile security and endpoint protection solutions, Palo Alto firewall products are suitable for a range of deployments, including large and small enterprises. Continue Reading


By Jessica Scarpati Manage Nov 02, 2015

Combatting network threats: Look, Ma, no firewall!

In this Q&A, a network engineer at the Rochester Institute of Technology explains his favorite weapons against network threats: user education and vulnerability scanning. Continue Reading


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 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 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 Andrew Froehlich Evaluate Nov 18, 2015

Next-gen firewalls: Check Point NGFW product overview

The Check Point NGFW comes with firewall throughput of up to 70 Gbps and support for up to 3 million connections per second. It can be deployed in SMBs and large enterprises. Continue Reading


By Eddie Lockhart Manage Nov 12, 2015


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