What you should know about Next Generation Firewalls

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Next Generation Firewalls are powerful, if not a bit confusing

 So what is the so-called Next Generation Firewall?

Abbreviated as NGFW, it's a term popular with vendors, and favored by the Gartner consultancy, to describe newer types of firewalls that go far beyond the older, traditional port-based firewalls to include multi-purpose security defenses and identity-based application controls.

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