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DEFINITION: A screened subnet (also known as a "triple-homed firewall") is a network architecture that uses a single firewall with three network interfaces. Interface 1 is the public interface and connects to the Internet. Interface 2 connects to a DMZ (demilitarized zone) to which hosted public services are attached. Interface 3 connects to an intranet for access to and from internal networks. Even  … 
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Network protection and UTM Buyers Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how this UTM solution can provide the highest standards of network security within the cloud, while integrating multiple security capabilities on a single platform.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Competitive Testing of Web Security Devices
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper compares various market-leading web security tools and outlines some common threats looking to infiltrate your system.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Websense, Inc.

Firewalls and IPS: Deploying Web Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource takes an in-depth look at internet edge firewall and intrusion prevention system (IPS) security services that protect your organization's gateway to the internet, providing helpful tips and guidance for ensuring your web presence is safe and secure.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Firewalls Put to the Test
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Keeping your network secure is crucial in today's business world. This exclusive resource examines how some of the top firewall solutions on the market today fared when put to the test. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Getting the Most out of your NextGen Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource takes an in-depth look at next generation firewalls (NGFWs), discussing their benefits, challenges, and how you can get the most value from them.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Security Without Compromise: Context-Aware and Adaptive Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive paper to learn about how context-aware and adaptive next-generation firewalls can help keep your IT environment secure as more mobile devices and technology makes its way into your corporate network.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

2013 Market Analysis of Asia Pacific Web Application Firewall Vendors
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates an overview of Asia Pacific Web Application Firewall vendors and compares them to one another.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

F5 Networks

What Does It Take to Score 100% on the NSS Data Center Firewall Test?
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource analyzes a firewall solution that has passed all stability, reliability, and firewall policy enforcement tests to ensure that your environment is as safe as it can be.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Designing a Secure DNS Architecture
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers essential tips to building a high-performance, secure domain name system (DNS) server to promote business growth.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Infoblox

Testing Report Enterprise Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a top appliance that includes firewall, VPN, and IPS security services, and doesn't hinder overall performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Cisco

Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Topic 10 Considerations
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 10 considerations to weigh when evaluating next-generation firewall tools to ensure that the solution you select best protects your networks from today's broad range of risk.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco

Fortinet’s Solution for the Enterprise Campus: High Performance Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores major trends behind next-generation firewalls and how you can ensure network security while still enabling your employees.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

What's Wrong with Traditional Firewalls?
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that your current firewall may be jeopardizing your network security? Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules aren't effective in today's world. This e-book explains where traditional firewalls fall short – and what you can do about it.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Dell Software

7 Measures of Scalability for your Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to build a massively scalable next-generation firewall (NGFW) in this comprehensive white paper. It also outlines the kind of technical innovations needed to produce a massively scalable NGFW, and results from a benchmark test comparing the four leading next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell Software

NSS Labs:  2013 Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper uses analytical data of the top next generation firewall solution on the market to create a security value map (SVM). Find out which tool offers the most effective services and which best satisfies your organization's specific needs.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Extending Next Generation Firewalls – Security Leaders must Address Threats from Rising SSL Traffic
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the next generation firewall, examining its market drivers, critical requirements and how it is extending to respond to the ever-changing needs of the modern enterprise.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (white paper)
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how next-generation firewalls protect security systems from advanced attacks, and how they fit in with your business strategy.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to gain a key understanding on stand-alone IPS products and capabilities. It outlines the strengths and weaknesses of various vendors and what you should look for when you're searching for an IPS.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Gorillas on Your List – A Diversified OEM Environment Can Lower Your Risk
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper covers the value of breaking free from a single original equipment manufacturer and diversifying the commodities in your data center.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Dimension Data

Buyers guide to next-gen firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover a buyers guide for next-generation firewalls that details all the must-have functions in order to ensure optimum network security. Click now to see how to choose the right solution for your organization's needs.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Dec 2013

Palo Alto Networks

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource highlights the renewed focus on firewalls to improve security given the increasing complexities in network architectures. Click now to explore next-generation firewalls, and 10 things that they must do to protect your organization.
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Aug 2013

Palo Alto Networks

The next generation of firewalls for the mobile age
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a next-generation firewall that integrates with mobile device management solutions to ensure secure mobile network access from any device that authorized users choose.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Published: 23 Dec 2013

Palo Alto Networks

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how next-generation firewalls protect security systems from advanced attacks, and how they fit in with your business strategy.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Network security: Have you implemented a next-gen firewall?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores why you need a next-generation firewall and how you can dictate network access, allowing in only those who are authorized.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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FIREWALL MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  if the firewall itself is compromised, access to the intranet should not be available, as long as the firewall has been properly configured.The purpose of the screened subnet architecture is to isolate the DMZ and its publicly-accessible resources from the intranet, thereby focusing external attention and any possible attack on that subnet. The architecture also separates the intranet and DMZ networks, making it more difficult to attack the intranet itself. When a properly configured firewall is combined with the use of private IP addresses on one or both of these subnets, attack becomes that … 
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