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How to shop for enterprise firewalls

Performance, form factors, and automation capabilities are key considerations when choosing a next-generation firewall (NGFW).

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What is a firewall? Much more than network-perimeter defense

Network firewalls were created as the primary perimeter defense for most organizations, but since its creation the technology has spawned many iterations: proxy, stateful, Web app, next-generation that are explained here.

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The best enterprise level firewalls: Rating 10 top products

How do you choose the best firewall? This 37-page downloadable report features reviews from hundreds of network security pros who have used the products in real-world situations.

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Scalable groups tags with SD-Access

An effective security posture starts with the right visibility.

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Automation critical to scalable network security

With Tufin Orchestration Suite R18-1, Cisco Firepower customers can make changes and update all the firewalls in minutes instead of having to touch each box one at a time.

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How have network firewalls evolved?

Firewalls have become ubiquitous across the enterprise IT landscape because of their proven ability to stop bad traffic from entering corporate networks and protect a company’s most valuable assets. So how have firewalls evolved over...

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Honeypots and the evolution of botnets | Salted Hash Ep 23

Host Steve Ragan reports from the show floor at RSA 2018, talking with guest Israel Barak, CISO at Cybereason, about his firm's recent honeypot research, which gathered information showing how the bot landscape is evolving.

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Getting the most out of your next-generation firewall

Are you getting the most out of your next-generation firewall? Probably not if you take to heart recent research from SafeBreach. SafeBreach, a relative newcomer to the security arena — it was founded in 2014 — sells premise and...

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How to eliminate the default route for greater security

If portions of enterprise data-center networks have no need to communicate directly with the internet, then why do we configure routers so every system on the network winds up with internet access by default? Part of the reason is...

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The case for securing the SD-WAN

The SD-WAN and the move to hybrid connectivity leaves many enterprises unprepared to protect every branch location from new waves of sophisticated attacks.

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