• firewall

    A firewall is a set of related programs, located at a network gateway server, that protects the resources of a private network from users from other networks.

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  • What do you think is more secure — a packet-filtering or a proxy firewall? Why?

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  • Storage security and the firewall DMZ problem

    Firewalls are often relied upon too much for network security -- especially when it comes to locking down the storage environment. Learn how this firewall demilitarized zone (DMZ) security misconception unnecessarily exposes many critical storage systems and how you can avoid this problem.

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  • How to choose a firewall

    Despite the development and evolution of security technologies, the firewall remains a vital component of any network architecture, and today's organizations have myriad options to choose from. This tip outlines five basic questions you should ask when identifying the type of firewall that best...

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  • How a next-generation firewall prevents application-layer attacks

    Next-generation firewalls can block common yet dangerous SQL-injection and buffer-overflow attacks. Learn how an NGFW stops application-layer attacks.

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  • Firewall vs. IPS: Will next-generation firewalls nix stand-alone IPS?

    News analysis: Will the evolution of next-generation firewalls eliminate the stand-alone IPS market? Sean Martin discusses firewalls vs. IPS.

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  • Choosing a next-generation firewall: Vendor comparison

    Next-generation firewalls are becoming a must. Read our comparison of application-aware firewall options available from the leading firewall vendors.

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  • Next-generation firewall comparisons show no product is perfect

    When comparing NGFW appliances, experts say that enterprises should focus on products that meet specific needs, not just those with the most features.

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  • Next-generation firewalls not ready to replace all legacy firewalls

    Application-aware firewalls enhance network security by offering deeper visibility, but enterprises will hang on to old-style firewalls.

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  • Next-generation firewall features in demand among users, survey says

    Survey results show when buying a firewall, features of the next-generation firewall are users’ top concerns, triggering partners to polish both their selling and technical skills.

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