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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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Firewall Buyer's Guide: Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn to navigate your way through the firewall market, and choose a program that will allow your administrators to easily define which applications are and are not allowed on your business' network. Discover 10 essential characteristics of the modern firewall, tips for constructing a RFP, how to physically evaluate your firewall, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Firewall Sprawl: Four Security Gaps Exposed
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: Discover the truth surrounding next-generation firewalls (NGFWs). Learn the four firewall security gaps that could be putting your organization at risk, and the proper management processes to patch those gaps.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

FireMon

Firewall Clean Up Recommendations
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: At the core of the firewall is the policy that enforces what access is permitted. Discover the benefits of proper firewall policy for your organization and learn the main causes of firewall policy mistakes.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

FireMon

Quantifying the Value of Firewall Management
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, Aberdeen Group examined more than 13,000 current network firewall installations. Uncover how to reduce the total annualized business impact of managing firewalls without reducing the protection afforded by them.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

FireMon

Protecting the Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure your wide area network behind a distributed enterprise firewall without sacrificing performance or usability. Learn 5 key requirements to keep all of your dispersed sites secure and keep maintenance costs low.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Transforming Your Security: A New Era in Enterprise Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to increase security effectiveness and reduce complexity by consolidating network security across the entire threat surface. Take a holistic approach, with central visibility and control of the borderless enterprise managed through a single pane of glass.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Can One Enterprise Firewall Tool Protect Your Entire Network?
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect your entire attack surface, from IoT to cloud and from users to data, behind a single pane of glass. Learn why one network security operating system could be all you need to ensure end-to-end network protection against today's most advanced security threats and targeted attacks.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

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

Trustwave

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.

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

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.

Firewall Technology Evolves with Borderless Enterprise
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.

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.

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

Do You Need a VPN, Firewall or Both?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this Global Knowledge white paper, discover when VPNs and firewalls are most effective, suggestions for deployment, when a unified threat management system is worth considering, and hardware vs. software concerns.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Global Knowledge

Effectively Protect your Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can stay one step ahead of attacker with this infographic. Achieve a high level security posture with tools like web filtering, sandboxing and next generation firewall.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 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.

Solidify Your Network Protection with Internal Segmentation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn the ins and outs of deploying an ISFW. Learn how to protect your company from the latest advanced security threats and compartmentalize access to sensitive data and apps.
Posted: 30 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

5 ½ Things That Make a Firewall “Next Gen”
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 5 (and a half) components that make a firewall next-gen. Continue reading to learn 4 practical considerations when migrating from legacy to a next-gen firewall.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

The Security Value of a Dozen Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A security research group has put together an info-graphic that summarizes the results of independent studies on a dozen different NGFW products.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Discover the Capabilities of a Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper provides a close look at a next generation firewall, describing each of its capabilities in detail.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Test Results for a Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, discover test results that reveal the true performance of a leading next generation firewall.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

One Great Firewall Analyzed in Depth
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This detailed white paper gives you all the information you need about a firewall that's stable, reliable, and able to block over 99% of threats.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, 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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