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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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Internal Segmentation Firewall Deployment Guide
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents both a design approach as well as a reference architecture for implementing an firewall strategy for your enterprise.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

What Is the Cost of One More Test?
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you up to date statistics on today's cyber threat landscape and shows you how you can get ahead with early prevention. Access now to see where other organizations failed and how you may better protect yourself against today's most dangerous attacks.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Ixia

Juniper PS Marketplace Brochure
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource and discover a complete services catalog that outlines the breadth and depth of cost-effective VAR expertise.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Protect Your Network From the Inside-Out: Internal Segmentation Firewall (ISFW)
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about Internal Segmentation Firewalls (ISFW), which can be deployed rapidly with minimum disruption to business operations. Access now and learn how to gain instant visibility and protection for your internal network.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Meeting PCI DSS v3.1 Merchant Requirements with Watchguard UTM and Wireless Solutions
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper clearly outlines how firewall deployment impacts PCI DSS standards for a PCI DSS merchant. Access now for tables that include descriptions of PCI DSS standards and how you can achieve these requirements.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Comprehensive Network Security Building Blocks
sponsored by PEER 1
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to build the foundation for robust security to withstand today's attacks. Access now and find out how to boost the efficiency of your network perimeter and remote access security, application, regulatory compliance, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

PEER 1

Next Generation Firewall Test Report
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to learn what happened when a firewall device was put to the test. Uncover exclusive findings on studies of firewall policy enforcement, application control, and more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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: Imperva, a leading provider of cyber security solutions is once again the only leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewall—the only company positioned in the leader's quadrant by Gartner in each of the two years this report has been published.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Imperva

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

10 Features Every Web App Firewall Should Provide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains in detail the 10 features that every Web application firewall must provide.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Imperva

The Industralization of Hacking: How to Stop Automated Attacks
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: View this infographic and learn how you can better defend against such advanced Web-based attacks.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Imperva

ESG lab report
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this ESG Lab review to learn more about its hands-on testing of the Juniper SRX5400 with a focus on the performance and scalability benefits of the next-generation I/O card (IOC-II) with the new Express Path capability.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Protecting Traditional and Cloud Data Centers with Security Intelligence
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need for a high level of security in both traditional and cloud data centers and offers solutions to common challenges that can arise, such as security inefficacy or insufficient firewall performance. Access now to learn how security intelligence services can provide your enterprise with many benefits.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Rethinking Security: Replacing the Traditional Firewall
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how firewalls need to evolve in order to stay relevant and what you can do to embrace that evolution.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 16 Sep 2015

F5 Networks

The Evolution and Necessity of a Next-Gen Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes you through the history and development of firewalls and explores each generation's strengths and weaknesses. Read on to learn what characteristics you need in a next-gen firewall to improve your security strategy.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

5 Steps to Designing a Next-Gen Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a five step program to designing a next-gen firewall to keep out malicious attacks.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Learn About Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a set of guidelines that can be used to create an overall security policy for your organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Five Ways Network Virtualization Will Revolutionize IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will revolutionize IT and change the way you think about network connectivity, and perhaps even application development.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Networks That Knows Security
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explains why you must implement a multi-dimensional security approach to minimize any potential risks associated with the cloud and your network. Read on to access a checklist that contains several key attributes to look for when building a secure network.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, 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.

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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