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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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Defense-In-Depth with Internal Segmentation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Deployed at strategic points, internal segmentation firewalls (ISFWs) increase threat visibility and enhance breach discovery. Learn how to stop the uncontrollable spread of cyberthreats within your borderless network and prevent any single point from introducing vulnerability.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Firewall Clean Up Recommendations
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: Discover the benefits of proper firewall policy for your organization. Learn the main causes of firewall policy mistakes, which include excessive access, ineffective change management, lack of aging strategy, etc., and how to clean up your current firewall management processes.
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 protect your distributed enterprise without compromising data access. Uncover the 5 requirements for a distributed enterprise firewall.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Limelight Cloud Security Services
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to protect your digital content, keeping abreast of the latest threats, without adding latency to the delivery experience. Access now to uncover how to defeat DDoS attacks, unauthorized access and theft of web content, and more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Web Application Firewalls are Only Part of The Answer
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to solve the fundamental security issues that plague web applications, and shut down even "zero-day" attacks. Gain the benefits of origin lockdown from malicious traffic, new threat mitigation, detailed attack logging, and more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Limelight Networks, Inc.

5 Steps to Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 steps to properly plan your firewall, and customize it to not only meet your enterprise's personal needs, but also tackle today's myriad of virtual threats. Gain insight into deploying a next-gen, granulated firewall and a security policy that supports it.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

VMware

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

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.

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.

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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