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10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
Users continue to adopt new applications and technologies – and the threats carried by them. In some organizations, obstructing the adoption of new technologies can be a career-limiting move. Even when it isn’t, applications are how employees get their jobs done, or maintain productivity in the face of competing personal and professional priorities. Because of this, safe enablement is increasingly the correct policy stance. But to safely enable these applications and technologies, and the business that rides atop them, network security teams need to put in place the appropriate policies governing use, but also controls capable of enforcing them. The ten things described here are critical capabilities for putting the necessary controls in place – especially in the face of a more varied and rich application and threat landscape. Without the network security infrastructure to cope with that variety and depth, security teams cannot safely enable the necessary applications and manage risk for their enterprises.