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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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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.

Tranforming your Security
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.

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

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.

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: New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls helps security leaders understand the WAF market, as well as what to look for in a WAF solution. Download the report and learn the importance of comprehensive protection, detection accuracy, management capabilities and deployment options.
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 Industrialization 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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Internal Segmentation Firewall: Protecting Your Network from the Inside Out
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will discover if an internal segmentation firewall is the best form of protection for your users and applications. Learn how to enforce more granular security with policy-based segmentation, and contain threats by user, device, and application.
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 | Published: 29 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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