Next-Generation Firewalls: Breaking Through the Hype

Next-Generation Firewalls: Breaking Through the Hype


The market for security solutions and next-generation firewalls is one that is rapidly evolving and constantly changing to accommodate today’s threat landscape. Therefore, there’s no clear feature set established as a baseline for this new firewall tech—uncertainty abounds.

In this SearchSecurity School resource, you will cut through the marketing jargon to help you understand what a next-generation firewall can provide and determine which next-generation firewall features best suit your needs. Read on to access a rubric for evaluating and comparing current offerings.


John Burke Principal Research Analyst, Nemertes Research

John Burke is a Principal Research Analyst with Nemertes Research where he advises key enterprise and vendor clients, conducts and analyzes primary research, and writes thought-leadership pieces across a wide variety of topics. John’s expertise lies within the realm of virtual networks and software-defined networking (SDN) technologies, standards and implementations. 

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