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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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Next Generation Firewall Comparative Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report examines 11 next generation firewalls, evaluating for overall security, performance, and TCO. Take a look to see which providers lead the pack, which ones to avoid, and more.
Posted: 20 Sep 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Increase Network Security Resilience
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Is your overall security architecture resilient enough to limit the risk of downtime to your network? Explore how you can build a more resilient IT security architecture to complement your firewall.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 28 Aug 2017

Ixia

The Guide to CryptoLocker Protection and Removal
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
EBOOK: Secure yourself and your business from the leading cyberthreat today: CryptoLocker. Read this e-book to uncover how to mitigate the impact of CryptoLocker by implementing the right strategies.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Aug 2017

Datto, Inc.

Getting Greater Insights Into Firewalls
sponsored by Indeni
CASE STUDY: Learn how a major credit card company was able to get greater insight into their firewalls in order to reduce administrative costs, preemptively flag issues previously missed, and more.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Published: 26 Jul 2017


Why Firewalls And Antivirus Alone Are Not Enough
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Firewalls and antivirus defenses react to malicious code after attacks have launched – but it's becoming increasingly important to detect threats earlier and prevent attacks before they even reach fruition. Explore 4 attacks and uncover 7 common steps attackers take to achieve their objectives.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cisco Umbrella

Next-Generation Firewall 3301 Appliance v6.1.2 Vendor Scorecard
sponsored by Forcepoint
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this in-depth research report, gain insight into the actual performance of the new next-generation firewall; 3301 Appliance 6.1.2.
Posted: 22 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

Forcepoint

Securing Enterprise Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a next-gen firewall designed for the hybrid cloud. Plus, discover two real-world use cases for migrating to a secure hybrid cloud.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

Juniper Networks, Inc.

How to Resolve a Web Application Security Vulnerability
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
EGUIDE: Discover the importance of application security testing and Web application firewalls (WAFs) in the delivery of modern web-based application deployments.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 18 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Digital Transformation and Network Security
sponsored by Forcepoint
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this ESG white paper, learn how digital transformation is changing the security landscape, and how pros are adapting to meet these new challenges.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Forcepoint

Testing NGFW: Three Points of Value Critical to your Enterprise
sponsored by Forcepoint
WEBCAST: In this webcast learn about a next generation firewall (NGFW) offering that can give you the ability to scale to over 2,000 devices form a single console, multi-link business continuity for transparent failover, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Premiered: May 11, 2017

Forcepoint

Businesses Blame Rivals for DDoS Attacks& The Importance of Cloud WAF
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: More than 40% of businesses hit by a DDoS attack believe their competitors were behind it, according to research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. But is there truth behind this suspicion? In this expert e-guide, learn ]about the real culprits behind DDoS attacks, and get some insight into the emergence of cloud WAF for application security.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

F5 Networks

End Web Application Security Risks with WAF
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, educate yourself on all things WAF by discovering how a WAF works, the best WAF features and more. Additionally, learn how to further resolve web application vulnerabilities.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

F5 Networks

The Top 6 WAF Essentials to Achieve Application Security Efficacy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Due to the nature of web security and how it constantly evolves, it is increasingly difficult to integrate comprehensive security into applications and keep them up-to-date. In this white paper, learn the 6 essential features your web application firewall (WAF) needs to maintain a high degree of security,
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Citrix

Demystifying The Threat Landscape: 10 Ways Network Security Pros Can Step Up Game
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn more about the changing network security landscape, where your business is most vulnerable today, and 10 areas you can step up your security game.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

F5 Networks

Why Firewalls Alone Are No Longer Enough
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: What do you do when a threat makes it past the firewall and starts moving laterally inside the data center? To combat today's advanced cyberattacks, many organizations are moving past archaic firewall protection and empowering their security with network virtualization and micro-segmentation.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 10 things your next firewall must do in order to strike the balance between blocking attacks and allowing mission-critical apps to run when and where you need them.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

NSS Labs NGFW Test Report
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

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

Bold Thinking is the New Norm with Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Make sure your business is ready for all the new and emerging tech trends, by employing a virtualized network. This white paper outlines all the necessary features of converting your business to a virtualized network.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

What to Look for in Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This Buyer's Guide goes in-depth on the process of selecting the best next-generation firewall for your company and how to ensure your organization has a clear understanding of its security requirements in the modern threat landscape.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

SearchSecurity.com

How the Basics of Network Security Have Evolved
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, networking expert Andrew Froehlich explores some of the fundamental shifts in network security – drilling down into how modern tools work better together, replacing yesterday's isolated, autonomous components. Learn about 4 cutting-edge security tools that every enterprise network should be evaluating in the coming months.
Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

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

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: 11 May 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Whiteboard: Barracuda Web Application Firewall
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
VIDEO: In this video, you will learn about common types of web application attacks and what you can do to save your website. Watch now to discover how firewalls can best protect your site against targeted and automated attacks. Protect the integrity of your data and safeguard the reputation of your business.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2015

Barracuda Networks
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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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