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DEFINITION: Firewall Builder, also known as Fwbuilder, is a vendor-neutral configuration and management application for firewalls. The application was created for the Linux operating system; versions are available for other operating systems, including Windows and Macintosh. According to Fwbuilder's user guide, both network administrators and hobbyists managing home-based local area networks (LANs) can simplify  … 
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Stop Malware Before It Stops You
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to detect and eliminate modern malicious activities and add significant value to your detection mechanism without impacting user experience. Learn how to stop new, dynamic malware that most mechanisms overlook, as well as close the 60% malware gap missed by other gateways.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Executive Guide: Safely Adopting Office 365
sponsored by Symantec + Blue Coat
WHITE PAPER: To safely and effectively adopt 0ffice 365, you must budget and plan for additional security measures and you will probably need to provision up to accommodate higher internet traffic volumes. This executive guide provides key security and provisioning considerations to keep in mind during your move to Office 365.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Symantec + Blue Coat

Why NGFWs Are Becoming the New Standard in Enterprise Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The next-generation firewall (NGFW) is quickly becoming the new standard approach for enterprise security. Discover how your organization can add a high performance, highly effective NGFW without slowing down daily business operations. Learn how you can achieve unparalleled protection, ease of use and ultrafast performance with your NGFW.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Protecting the Distributed Enterprise: Network Security for the Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The solution guide provides 5 key requirements that will collectively dictate the success of a distributed enterprise firewall deployment. It will elaborate on the details of each requirement and how it can be adopted to drive a cost-effective and reliable way to better protect your organization.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Definitive Buyer's Guide for Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This essential guide demonstrates how to reduce your attack surface by making an informed decision on the right firewall for your business. To do so, discover the fundamentals of modern firewall technology, 10 critical business requirements your next firewall must address, and more.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: The complexity of your network and your security infrastructure may limit or slow your ability to respond to cybersecurity challenges. Discover 10 key considerations for firewall decision-making as you strive to manage the risks associated with the applications traversing your network.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Network Management and Operational Efficiency Are Vital to Security
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make a NGFW work for your enterprise, both in the sense of security and the bottom line. Discover the intricacies of these firewalls, and what your enterprise might or might not need to manage one towards its potential.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 15 Sep 2016


The Virtual Firewall Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's organizations can benefit from additional layers of protection. Access this concise infographic and explore eight virtual firewall questions you should be asking.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Buying Criteria for Next-Generation Network Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover an in-depth explanation of the factors that compel organizations to look at next-generation solutions. This buyer's guide offers an analysis of the most important capabilities you should look for (and demand) from your network security gear, and will arm you with the information you need to be an educated buyer.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Beyond Application Visibility and Control: What an NGFW Must Be
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the ways in which digital transformation is changing businesses' security, and discover why typical NGFWs that focus primarily on app visibility offer an incomplete approach to threat defense. Read on to employ a NGFW that protects across the entire attack continuum, and integrates with existing security investments.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Next-Generation Firewalls: An Investment Checklist
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What should you look for in a next-generation firewall? This paper includes a checklist against which you evaluate NGFWs. Read on now to determine the benefits a truly effective NGFW can deliver, and find one that will provide actionable indications of compromise to identify malicious activity, and more.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

NGFW Requirements for SMBs and Distributed Enterprises
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Within this informative white paper, you'll discover NGFWs specifically tailored for your SMB as well as distributed enterprises. Learn how to achieve next generation security with advanced threat protection, low TCO, and flexible management.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Competitive Landscape: Carrier-Class Network Firewalls
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As communications service providers (CSPs) move toward software-defined networking (SDN), and virtualizing network functions, new security capabilities must be in place. Access this report to uncover essential competitive insights into carrier network firewall providers.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Nov 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Firewalls: How to Fully Embrace the New Normal of Borderless
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Fortunately, we're entering into a new era of firewall technology for your modern, borderless network. Discover how to consolidate network security across your entire threat surface, thus increasing security effectiveness and reducing complexity. Gain central visibility and control of your network, managed through a single pane of glass.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Why Micro-Segmentation Matters Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals count on the fact that data center security is still based on a penetrable, hardware-centric model. Access this white paper to learn how the advent of network virtualization empowered by micro-segmentation changes the economics, ease and speed of data center security, eliminating long-standing vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016


Internal Segmentation Firewall: Protecting Your Network From the Inside-Out
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover key features of ISFWs how their deployment can provide instant network visibility and protection. Learn how to isolate internal network threats based on device, user, and application to safeguard your sensitive information.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Bold Thinking is the New Norm with Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Make sure your business is ready for all the new and emerging tech trends, by employing a virtualized network. This white paper outlines all the necessary features of converting your business to a virtualized network.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Eissmann Group Automotive Evaluates NextGen Firewall F-Series
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn what went into Eissmann Group Automotive's decision to replace their firewall when their existing routers were reaching their performance limits.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Five Critical Rules for Firewall Management: Lessons from the Field
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will teach you five things to consider when managing your firewall, and will present you with real life examples of how these five things have helped other organizations improve their firewall management.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Does Your Firewall Help You Meet PCI DSS Requirements?
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper neatly outlines how firewall deployment impacts PCI DSS standards for a PCI DSS merchant. Access now for information on PCI DSS standards and how you can achieve these requirements.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

2016 Cyber-Threat Defense Report
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report illuminates ways to reduce your attack surface using next-generation firewalls and CASBs, so you can control access to network and cloud-based computing resources. Access now to examine other tools and tactics, including network access control, full-network scans, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls helps security leaders understand the WAF market, as well as what to look for in a WAF solution. Download the report and learn the importance of comprehensive protection, detection accuracy, management capabilities and deployment options.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2015


Security From the Inside Out: New Breach Defense Strategies
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why the traditional perimeter firewall isn't enough and describes how internal segmentation firewalls can help your network react to today's advanced threats. Read on to discover what you need to look for when deciding on an internal segmentation firewall solution.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Internal Segmentation Firewalls: Protection from the Inside Out
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines internal segmentation firewalls (ISFW), and demonstrates how ISFWs can protect your internal network. Access now and find out the challenges and benefits of ISFWs, as well as the features you should look for when choosing a solution.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Solution Brief: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth Hungry Consumers
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a high performance next generation firewall solution that protects information and applications without slowing down your network or affecting availability. Read on to see how this firewall solution can provide your enterprise with in-depth visibility and reporting, highly effective intrusion prevention system, and more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.
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FIREWALL MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  management tasks with the application. Fwbuilder supports the OpenBSD Packet Filter, Cisco PIX Series security devices, and iptables and ipfilter Linux utilities. Fwbuilder allows for the simultaneous management of multiple firewalls on multiple servers. Programming components called policy compilers facilitate fine-tuning of firewall policy rules without the need for the administrator to remember all of the details for each firewall or server. The policy compilers also ensure that firewalls are "sane" -- that is, that there are no contradictions or errors that would interfere with the intended … 
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