Information Security Decisions Security School: Evaluating Firewalls for Your Business

Information Security Decisions Security School: Evaluating Firewalls for Your Business


The increased complexity of the current threat landscape has raised the bar for firewalls to an all-time high. New capabilities are required; old capabilities must meet new performance demands. Is the firewall you are currently considering up to the new level of play?

In this Security School, our expert discusses best practices for making your next-generation firewall evaluations. Buzzwords will be debunked, resulting in a meaningful feature list.

Beyond the components, you will see how security pros are taking a closer look at advanced firewall architectures, making the leap from original to next-gen.

You’ll gain insight into the evaluation process to help you decide whether a next-generation firewall is for you and how to make its deployment and management smooth and successful.


Joel Snyder Senior partner, Opus One

Joel Snyder is a senior partner with Opus One, a consulting firm in Tucson, Arizona. He spends most of his time helping people build larger, faster, safer and more reliable networks. He is a frequent contributor to Information Security magazine and has advised and trained thousands of people privately and at conferences around the world on networking, security, messaging and VPNs.

20 Jun 2013
19 Jun 2013
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