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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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Learn About Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a set of guidelines that can be used to create an overall security policy for your organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Five Ways Network Virtualization Will Revolutionize IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will revolutionize IT and change the way you think about network connectivity, and perhaps even application development.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Networks That Know Security
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn why you must implement a multi-dimensional security approach to minimize potential network security risks. Find strategies for outsmarting and defending against cybercriminals, plus an 11-item checklist for building a secure network.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, 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.

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Get the Network Protection You Need with Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover what a next-generation firewall can do for your organization in terms of network security.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

The Wild World of Malware: Keeping Your Company Safe from Advanced Threats
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, gain essential knowledge on today's advanced malware threats, and discover how new next-generation firewalls (NGFW) can prevent them from gaining access to your valuable data.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Icomm Technologies

Network Protection and UTM Buyer's 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.

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.

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: Top 10 Considerations
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the 10 features your next-generation firewall should have to protect your network from a range of threats.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco

Evolving Security Technologies Present New Opportunities for Businesses
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines the technologies that are changing the enterprise and effects that they have on your security environment. Read on and also learn about emerging security trends and requirements that can help keep your organization safe as technologies evolve.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Why Protection and Performance Matter: Introducing Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of a next-generation firewall and how it offers top security without causing serious network latency.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

Your Personal Web Attack Survival Guide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the latest hactivist and cybercriminal methods of attack, and presents a 7-step guide you can use to safeguard your website from attack.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

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

Network security: Have you implemented a next-gen firewall?
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

Top Five DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about rising to the converging demands of network security. Topics covered include the evolution of network security, the development of "next-generation" approaches, use cases and more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)
sponsored by AlgoSec
WHITE PAPER: This paper will highlight tips to effectively implement next-generation firewalls and optimize policies so that you can enjoy the clear benefits without falling into overly complex, unmanageable and risky policy traps.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

AlgoSec

Voice over IP (VoIP) Growth and the Strain on Network Security
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how VoIP can expose your organization to numerous risks and uncover why traditional firewalls often cannot thwart the many challenges VoIP presents.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Top 5 DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This paper will highlight how traditional DNS infrastructure deployments can actually increase the risks of DNS attacks. Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

A Buyer's Guide to Endpoint Protection Platforms
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner buyer's guide to endpoint protection platforms aims to help you select the endpoint protection platform (EPP) that best aligns with your organization's needs. View now for key recommendations and advice before purchasing an EPP.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 17 Apr 2012

Intel Security
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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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