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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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The Enterprise Network Firewall Market
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Discover how NGFWs have added new features, what roles they play in network security functions today, and what place they have in future security developments. Also learn the strengths of specific NGFWs, as well as cautions for their use.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Definitive Buyer's Guide for Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This essential guide demonstrates how to reduce your attack surface by making an informed decision on the right firewall for your business. To do so, discover the fundamentals of modern firewall technology, 10 critical business requirements your next firewall must address, and more.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: The complexity of your network and your security infrastructure may limit or slow your ability to respond to cybersecurity challenges. Discover 10 key considerations for firewall decision-making as you strive to manage the risks associated with the applications traversing your network.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

White paper: Network management and operational efficiency
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make a NGFW work for your enterprise, both in the sense of security and the bottom line. Discover the intricacies of these firewalls, and what your enterprise might or might not need to manage one towards its potential.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 15 Sep 2016

Forcepoint

Report: NGFW security effectiveness and TCO
sponsored by Forcepoint
ANALYST REPORT: In this lab report from NSS Labs, discover how a Next-Generation Firewall measures up to its boasts on the market. Learn what's important to NGFWs, how they come up short, how they surpass expectations, and everything in-between.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Forcepoint

The Virtual Firewall Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's organizations can benefit from additional layers of protection. Access this concise infographic and explore eight virtual firewall questions you should be asking.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Case study: Protecting high-profile clients with resilient network security
sponsored by Forcepoint
CASE STUDY: Learn what NETprotocol did to ensure that it provided the most resilient, scalable network security solution on the market. Discover how it helped its clients maximize efficiency and improve ROI from their IT budgets responded to the exact needs of each client, and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

Forcepoint

Buying Criteria for Next-Generation Network Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover an in-depth explanation of the factors that compel organizations to look at next-generation solutions. This buyer's guide offers an analysis of the most important capabilities you should look for (and demand) from your network security gear, and will arm you with the information you need to be an educated buyer.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Beyond Application Visibility and Control: What an NGFW Must Be
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the ways in which digital transformation is changing businesses' security, and discover why typical NGFWs that focus primarily on app visibility offer an incomplete approach to threat defense. Read on to employ a NGFW that protects across the entire attack continuum, and integrates with existing security investments.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Next-Generation Firewalls: An Investment Checklist
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What should you look for in a next-generation firewall? This paper includes a checklist against which you evaluate NGFWs; read on now to determine the benefits a truly effective NGFW can deliver, and find a NGFW that will provide actionable indications of compromise to identify malicious activity, and more.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

NGFW Requirements for SMBs and Distributed Enterprises
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Within this informative white paper, you'll discover NGFWs specifically tailored for your SMB as well as distributed enterprises. Learn how to achieve next generation security with advanced threat protection, low TCO, and flexible management.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

SANS Analytics and Intelligence Survey
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: A recent SANS Security Analytics & Intelligence Survey found that organizations are still met with security challenges, like quickly responding to threats, proper implementation and use of analytics tools and more. Access the full survey report to get a more detailed view of changing security analytics trends.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

The New Security Paradigm for Digital Government: Securing Data and Assets within an IT Ecosystem that Extends Beyond Agency Walls
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details why federal agencies are transitioning to digital environments, the new security risks these environments present, and how to protect sensitive information from unauthorized access.
Posted: 06 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Unisys

Competitive Landscape: Carrier-Class Network Firewalls
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As communications service providers (CSPs) move toward software-defined networking (SDN), and virtualizing network functions, new security capabilities must be in place. Access this report to uncover essential competitive insights into carrier network firewall providers.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Nov 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Network Security at a Glance: Southern Cross Hospitals
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
CASE STUDY: Uncover the results Southern Cross Hospitals saw when they adopted a next-generation security platform, including: increased network visibility and control over Internet traffic, improved Internet performance and resilience for multiple sites, and more.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Firewalls: How to Fully Embrace the New Normal of Borderless
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Fortunately, we're entering into a new era of firewall technology for your modern, borderless network. Discover how to consolidate network security across your entire threat surface, thus increasing security effectiveness and reducing complexity. Gain central visibility and control of your network, managed through a single pane of glass.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Why Micro-Segmentation Matters Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals count on the fact that data center security is still based on a penetrable, hardware-centric model. Access this white paper to learn how the advent of network virtualization empowered by micro-segmentation changes the economics, ease and speed of data center security, eliminating long-standing vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

VMware

Firewalls Revamping Your Policy and Dynamics
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, discover not only how to add the capabilities of next-gen firewalls to your security portfolio, but also the options an enterprise needs for their management. Uncover 3 management considerations to build out your firewall strategy.
Posted: 03 Aug 2016 | Published: 28 Jul 2016

Barracuda Networks

Open Sandwich Architecture Provides Scalable Performance and High Availability for Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Array Networks
RESOURCE: As network speeds and network security requirements continue to evolve, meeting your next-generation firewall's (NGFW) requirements by scaling up hardware capabilities becomes more difficult. Read this white paper to discover how employing application delivery controllers can help you meet your NGFW's requirements without scaling hardware.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Array Networks

Internal Segmentation Firewall: Protecting Your Network From the Inside-Out
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover key features of ISFWs how their deployment can provide instant network visibility and protection. Learn how to isolate internal network threats based on device, user, and application to safeguard your sensitive information.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

AAA WCNY Optimizes Roadside Assistance, Delivers Physical and Network Security
sponsored by Splunk
CASE STUDY: Discover how to achieve full operational visibility into your network security and firewall traffic. Learn how AAA Western and Central New York leveraged cloud to monitor their VPN, enhance PCI compliance, and deliver superior customer service—all not possible without its secure network.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Splunk

Barracuda NextGen Firewalls protect the ever-expanding operation of Georgia’s leading telecoms provider, Geocell
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
RESOURCE: Geocell chose a next-generation firewall that fit every criteria and beyond. Within only two months, business-critical apps were running smoothly and network management controls were centralized. Learn more about how Geocell's experiences could benefit your network.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Barracuda NextGen Firewall F Boosts Wireless Network Security for5,000 Users During the 2015 European Youth Olympics
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
RESOURCE: Zurab Tuskia, head of IT infrastructure of the Festival, chose Wi-Fi secured by a next-generation firewall for its ease of deployment and cost effectiveness over other, more complex solutions. Learn more about their decision that provided them live traffic monitoring and rejection capabilities unwanted of p2p traffic.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Eissmann Group Automotive Evaluates NextGen Firewall F-Series
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn what went into Eissmann Group Automotive's decision to replace their firewall when their existing routers were reaching their performance limits.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

What to Look for in Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This Buyer's Guide explains the process of selecting the best next-generation firewall for your company.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

SearchSecurity.com
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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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