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ALSO CALLED: Firewalls, Firewall Security, Fire Wall, Network Firewall Management
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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Firewall Management White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Advantages of Multi-Core UTM
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The newest trend in firewall protection is Unified Threat Management (UTM) that not only guards against intrusion, but performs content filtering, data leakage protection, intrusion detection and anti-malware duties.
Posted: 18 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

SonicWALL

Securing Physical and Virtual IT Assets without Hardware, Firewalls or VLANs
sponsored by Apani
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will examine the challenges of traditional security approaches and reveal the many advantages of software-based access management.
Posted: 18 Nov 2008 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

Apani

Stopping Crimeware In Its Tracks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the damaging cybercrime threat posed by botnets, explains why traditional security solutions cannot stop them, and proposes a new approach that can eradicate cybercrime from corporate networks.
Posted: 29 Sep 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

FireEye

Putting Security First in the Newly Virtualized World
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: At Lumension Security are experts are in tune with the latest security problems posed by virtualization. In a new and largely untested IT world it is necessary to apply security at every stage of the process, keeping it safe from hackers and data breaches
Posted: 25 Jul 2008 | Published: 07 Jul 2008

Lumension

Security Beyond Corporate Boundaries: Using Citrix Application Delivery to Protect Corporate Information
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring your data security goes beyond the implementation of firewalls and spyware. This white paper discusses key information on virtualization deployment, and offers tips to better manage your disaster recovery enviroment.
Posted: 05 May 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Citrix

Importance of Web Application Firewall Technology for Protecting Web-based Resources
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: ICSA Labs presents this paper to discuss why dedicated web application firewall technology is necessary to protect web-facing resources.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Published: 10 Jan 2008

Imperva

Why Your URL Filter, Firewall, and Desktop Antivirus are all Failing You
sponsored by Aladdin Knowledge Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will cover current and emerging Web-based malware exploits, their methodologies, and their vectors of infection.
Posted: 18 Mar 2008 | Published: 18 Mar 2008

Aladdin Knowledge Systems

Protect Your Customer Data for Peace of Mind
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When dealing with something as invaluable as customer data, think about creating a unified strategy that incorporates the network, people, and tools. Read this paper for advice on how to protect your customers data for piece of mind.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Who's Got the NAC? Best Practices in Protecting Network Access
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Aberdeen report aims to further the market's understanding of NAC - its function and capabilities - as seen through the eyes of those organizations that are getting the best results in protecting their network access.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Sophos, Inc.

Eliminating Security Trade-Offs with Cross-Platform Server Isolation
sponsored by Apani
WHITE PAPER: This paper will examine the challenges of using network firewalls and VLANs for security within the corporate network and introduce the many advantages of cross-platform server isolation as an alternative in protecting servers.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Apani

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details new intelligent infrastructure management system choices for secure data centers and network infrastructures.
Posted: 20 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Siemon Company

Multiple Lines of Defense
sponsored by ENDFORCE, Inc
WHITE PAPER: No single countermeasure can protect your network from every conceivable threat, this white paper examines how to effectively mitigate risk by implementing an integrated multilayered security system for controlling endpoint attacks.
Posted: 05 Apr 2006 | Published: 31 Dec 2005

ENDFORCE, 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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