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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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Putting a Next-Generation Firewall Through Its Paces
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: See how the Forcepoint Stonesoft Next-Generation Firewall was given a detailed product scorecard after being subjected to thorough testing for security effectiveness (exploits, false positives, etc.), performance (UDP throughput, max capacity, etc.), stability and reliability ant total cost of ownership.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Forcepoint

IDC Analyst Connection: Internal Segmentation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Networks have changed drastically since the first firewall was introduced, and as a result, networking pros can no longer assume traffic within the perimeter can be trusted. In this Q&A with IDC's Chris Christiansen, learn how internal segmentation firewalls can help you secure your expanding network.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 10 things your next firewall must do in order to strike the balance between blocking attacks and allowing mission-critical apps to run when and where you need them.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Firewall Buyer's Guide: Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: With users and data more distributed than ever, traditional network security defenses and firewalls may begin to lag behind the evolving threat landscape. 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

Secure and Accelerate User Access to Web Applications
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to secure and accelerate web applications using Web Application Firewall (WAF) deployments in trusted and untrusted web environments. Deliver the fast, latency-free web experience users expect from anywhere and to any device.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Deliver Complete Security for Enterprise Web Applications
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to fully protect web applications without adversely affecting web performance for your users. Address all of today's critical web vulnerabilities while at the same time accelerating web applications for optimal productivity.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Blue Coat Systems

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.

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.

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

VMware

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

VMware

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

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.

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

Internal Segmentation Firewall: Protecting Your Network From the Inside-Out
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the key features of internal segmentation firewalls. Learn how to isolate internal network threats based on device, user, and application to safeguard your sensitive information with this next-gen security technology.
Posted: 30 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

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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