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DEFINITION: A firewall is a set of related programs, located at a network gateway server, that protects the resources of a private network from users from other networks. (The term also implies the security policy that is used with the programs.) An enterprise with an intranet that allows its workers access to the wider Internet installs a firewall to prevent outsiders from accessing its own private  … 
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Next Generation Firewalls: Here’s What You Need To Know
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This expert eGuide breaks down next-generation firewalls, their new features, and the new IT rules that come along with them.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

HP and Intel

Why Next-Generation Firewalls Are Critical To Your Organization’s Network Security
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white explores the next generation of firewalls, which can provide more effective advanced threat protection, enhanced application intelligence and control, and higher performance.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

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.

Firewalls Put to the Test
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Keeping your network secure is crucial in today's business world. This exclusive resource examines how some of the top firewall solutions on the market today fared when put to the test. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, 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.

Security Without Compromise: Context-Aware and Adaptive Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive paper to learn about how context-aware and adaptive next-generation firewalls can help keep your IT environment secure as more mobile devices and technology makes its way into your corporate network.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 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.

NSS Labs:  2013 Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper uses analytical data of the top next generation firewall solution on the market to create a security value map (SVM). Find out which tool offers the most effective services and which best satisfies your organization's specific needs.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

The Next Generation of Firewalls: How to Stop Tomorrow's Advanced Threats
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the next generation firewall, examining its market drivers, critical requirements and how it is extending to respond to the ever-changing needs of the modern enterprise.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

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.

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

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

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

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

Intrusion Defense Firewall: Network-Level HIPS at the Endpoint
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a blended approach to host intrusion defense in search optimal security combined with an ideal balance between flexibility, control, and ease of management. Specific examples highlight the benefits and pitfalls of the many different filtering techniques.
Posted: 15 Jul 2010 | Published: 15 Jul 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Reduce Your TCO with Automated Workspace Management
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to use automated workspace management products to reduce PC TCO by at least $197 per PC per year while maintaining end-user productivity.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

RES Software

10 Cool Things Your Firewall Should Do
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This document explains 10 things the firewall should do and describes the origins of the Application Firewall which can manage and control data and applications that pass through the Firewall.
Posted: 18 Jan 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

SonicWALL

Understanding Why Web Application Security is Critical to Business
sponsored by Sirius Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper compiles clients’ frequently asked questions about Web application security. These questions are answered by security experts from Sirius and IBM. The goal is to help you understand the issues surrounding Web application security; so you can better prepare your organization for a security breach.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sirius Computer Solutions

Firewall Solutions for Small Business
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ideal firewall solutions for small business integrate a hardware firewall with software controls into a comprehensive security solution that includes virtual private network (VPN) support, antivirus, antispam, antispyware, and content filtering capabilities.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 14 Aug 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Tolly Group competitive performance evaluation, learn how Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3 consistently delivered faster response time than competing products tested.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Tackling the Top Five Network Access Control Challenges
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper by Juniper Networks describes the top five networking access control challenges that companies like yours are facing and solutions that they are deploying today.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Meeting Today's Security Challenges with End-to-end Access Control
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper explores how Juniper Unified Access Control (UAC) solution deployed with Juniper EX-series switches delivers a comprehensive network access control (NAC) solution.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Advancing the Economics of Networking
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to find out how you can change this economic model and reduce capital and operational expenses, freeing up IT budget dollars and allowing your business to invest in innovative technologies that will reduce the cost of doing business while improving the bottom line.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

802.1X: Port-Based Authentication Standard for Network Access Control (NAC)
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you discover how to implement secure wireless LAN access (WLAN) across the enterprise network.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Juniper Networks, Inc.

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
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FIREWALL SERVER SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  data resources and for controlling what outside resources its own users have access to. Basically, a firewall, working closely with a router program, examines each network packet to determine whether to forward it toward its destination. A firewall also includes or works with a proxy server that makes network requests on behalf of workstation users. A firewall is often installed in a specially designated computer separate from the rest of the network so that no incoming request can get directly at private network … 
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