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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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How Traditional Firewalls Fail Today's Networks — And Why Next-Generation Firewalls Will Prevail
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn exactly where traditional firewalls fall short, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide excellent network performance without compromising security. Read this e-book and uncover where traditional firewalls fall short, and how next-generation firewalls fill those gaps.
Posted: 20 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.

Increasing Security Throughput with Palo Alto Networks & Brocade
sponsored by Copper River IT
WHITE PAPER: The growing volume of information entering and leaving a data center often exceeds a single network's capacity. Read this white paper to learn how you can maintain data center speeds without sacrificing your security.
Posted: 05 Oct 2012 | Published: 04 Oct 2012

Copper River IT

2012 - Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative resource to find out more about securing your endpoints. It outlines the best practices to avoid a cyber-attack along with many other helpful recommendations.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Symantec Corporation

GFI Reviews and awards
sponsored by GFI LanGuard
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to read reviews and uncover the awards given to one particular network security and vulnerability scanner by 80 different websites and critics. Learn why this award-winning solution is trusted by so many organizations across the globe!
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

GFI LanGuard

Webroot Secure Anywhere - Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Threats are becoming more sophisticated and frequent than ever before, as a result businesses require a revolutionary approach to endpoint malware protection. Access this informative white paper to learn how Webroot is using its services to keep security up-to-date and effective.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

Application Security in the Cloud with BIG-IP ASM
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a high-performance web application firewall that provides a strategic point of control within the infrastructure from which enterprises can adapt to changing conditions. Learn how your organization can benefit from this cloud-ready solution, offering cloud security for virtualized applications.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 03 Aug 2012

F5 Networks

Closing the Back Door on Network Application Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how SMBs can benefit from using unified threat management (UTM) to protect their web servers.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 03 Jul 2012

Sophos, Inc.

Palo Alto Networks in the Data Center: Eliminating Compromise
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores best practices for data center network security. Learn how to protect your business without compromising flexibility and application availability.
Posted: 20 Apr 2012 | Published: 20 Apr 2012

Palo Alto Networks

PCI DSS Compliance with Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: PCI DSS is mandatory for any business that handles confidential cardholder data. Riverbed® Stingray™ Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall Module help with many parts of the PCI DSS specification, notably the web application firewall (WAF) requirements of section 6.6.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Social Business in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Deepen your customer relationships. Drive operational effectiveness. Optimize your workforce. Read this white paper and see how using LotusLive services to become a social business can help your organization simplify, speed up and enhance interactions in practically all areas of the business.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

XML Threat Model for REST, SOA and Web 2.0
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This technical document intended for Architects and Developers describes a comprehensive threat model for a new breed of threats based on XML content, including XML languages used in the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) paradigm such as SOAP and the Web Services Description Language [WSDL].
Posted: 12 Sep 2011 | Published: 08 Sep 2011

Intel

Five Critical Rules for Firewall Management
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 organisations improve their firewall management.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Resource Protection in Virtualized Infrastructures
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: While virtualization brings a variety of infrastructure advantages, there are evolving security concerns that must be addressed. Access this exclusive resource for a detailed analysis of the security concerns associated with server virtualization.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Intel

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: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Cloud-based Enterprise-class Wi-Fi Management
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: After you’ve enabled your people to work from virtually anywhere, you need to maintain essential security and control under the constant pressure to drive down costs. Uncover a cloud-based management solution that provides all the features and functionality of a behind-the-wall firewall network management system without the hassles.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

Aerohive Networks

Backup Mobile and Remote Users Securely, With or Without a VPN
sponsored by Copiun
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges with backing up corporate data on these remote users’ PCs and describes Copiun’s Constant Access Gateway option which allows IT organizations to securely backup remote and mobile users without opening any firewall ports or placing the backup server in the DMZ.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 29 Oct 2010

Copiun

CISO Guide to Next Generation Threats
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will tell you about a new security solutions and the need to your business to update it's security solutions to a Next-Generation security system.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

FireEye

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Users continue to adopt new applications and technologies – and the threats carried by them. In some organizations, obstructing the adoption of new technologies can be a career-limiting move.
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

Palo Alto Networks

Unchain Your Network with Application Intelligence and Control
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the new risks facing organizations in light of the prevalence of Web-based applications and offers best practices for gaining control of applications, data and bandwidth.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

SonicWALL PCI Compliance Solution Brief
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) applies to any organization that processes, transmits or stores payment card transactions or cardholder information. PCI applies not only to retailers but also to any business that accepts a single payment card transaction, no matter the size or industry.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

Backup Mobile and Remote Users Securely, With or Without a VPN
sponsored by Copiun
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the challenges with backing up corporate data on these remote users’ PCs and describes Copiun’s Constant Access Gateway option which allows IT organizations to securely backup remote and mobile users without opening any firewall ports or placing the backup server in the DMZ.
Posted: 17 Jan 2011 | Published: 17 Jan 2011

Copiun

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Small Business Safe
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the top ten ways to protect your small business against web threats. Learn what you need to know about security and what are the key elements to address.
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Take Back Control: Increase Security, Empower Employees, Protect the Business
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how WatchGuard Application Control lets you take back control of your network by keeping more than 1,500 applications in check, including IM, P2P, Facebook, Skype, YouTube, and many more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

File Security: Audit and Protect Critical Files
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Imperva SecureSphere File Security products deliver real-time file monitoring, auditing, security, and user rights management for files stored on file servers and network attached storage (NAS) devices.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Imperva

Polycom UC Intelligent Core: Scalable Infrastructure for Distributed Video
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Video is leaving the dedicated video conference room and becoming a standard communication tool and part of the individual's daily workflow. In turn, this trend is having a profound impact on the scalability requirements of the visual communication system.
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 | Published: 27 Aug 2010

Polycom, 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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