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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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Virtualization Security: Choosing the Right Strategy for Your Organization
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful resource, discover new virtualization security solutions that could be the key to keeping your virtual assets protected while preserving performance.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Kaspersky Lab

Promise Healthcare case study
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Promise Healthcare improved security, achieve HIPAA compliance, and gained visibility into and control over network utilization by replacing its outdated firewalls with Dell SonicWALL NSA 6600 firewalls.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell Software

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Why threat intelligence is critical for next generation firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: A top-tier threat intelligence network is the foundation of an effective next-generation firewall (NGFW). This white paper examines three criteria for judging threat intelligence networks: completeness, accuracy and speed, and discusses how one such network works in practice.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: To defend against today's advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Beyond next gen firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook explains the differences in stateful firewalls and next generation firewalls, while giving you resources and other research to help you find the best defense against cyberattacks.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Control Network Security with a New Approach to Malware Defense
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief highlights a solution that integrates next-generation firewalls with intrusion prevention to create a barrier against harmful malware.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Guide to Improving Your Network Security in 30 Days
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a NGFW solution combined with intrusion prevention to cure your network security issues.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The 2014 Next Generation Firewall Challenge
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps you understand the next generation firewall (NGFW), and how to choose the best solution to combat today's threats.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Firewall Buyers Guide: Evaluate Options Before the Big Decision
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This firewall buyer's guide can help you to identify the right solution for your organization, whether you're looking for an alternative to a network firewall to add enhanced functionality, want to reduce the number of network security products you currently manage, or are in need of more visibility and control over your web users.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Miercom Report: How to Enable Firewall Security without Hurting Performance
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Miercom report focuses on tests that measure firewall performance in the most common day-to-day scenarios. Read on to learn how 5 different appliances match up regarding firewall throughput, application control throughput, and more.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

Sophos, Inc.

McAfee Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an inside glance at McAfee's next generation firewall (NGFW) solution that stands apart from the crowd.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

McAfee, Inc.

Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line: A Real-World Assessment Of The Defense-In-Depth Model
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper outlines how organizations can update their security solutions for the modern age by reducing waste on redundant, backward-looking technology, and refocusing on defenses designed to stop today's cyber attacks.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

FireEye

Best Practices for Secure Mobile Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can implement secure mobile access in a controlled, step-by-step manner, so you can allow your increasingly mobile workforce to become more productive and still ensure the security of your corporate data and resources.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

Get the most from the move to a next-generation firewall
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help network and cybersecurity teams understand the things they can and should demand from next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

McAfee, Inc.

Data Center Trends and Network Security Impact
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews the major data center trends that enterprises and service providers should be preparing for, as well as their anticipated impact on network security.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Fortinet, Inc.

Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Firms Turn To Next-Generation Firewalls To Tackle Evolving IT Threats
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes a number of insights on current security challenges for enterprises and the ways that next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) are being applied as a solution.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

FortiOS® 5 Network Security Operating System
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the key features of an industry-leading, next-gen firewall option.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

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.

Who Achieves 100% on NSS Data Center Firewall Security Testing
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.

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.
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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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