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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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Auto Scaling Security on AWS: Maintaining a Dynamic Security Posture on the Cloud
sponsored by AWS - Fortinet
WHITE PAPER: Don't be intimidated by the cloud migration process. This white paper explores how you can confidently move business-critical applications to the cloud while maintaining security and availability with Amazon Web Services (AWS) auto scaling and NGFWs.
Posted: 17 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2017

AWS - Fortinet

Overview of AWS Security: Compute Services
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: AWS has focused on building security into every layer of their infrastructure, as well as each available service. Access this white paper for an overview of the security AWS provides for their services and how they provide extensive security features to enable you to protect sensitive data and applications.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Amazon Web Services

Firewall Best Practices to Block Ransomware
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Recent ransomware attacks like Wannacry and Petya have spread largely unchecked through corporate networks in recent months, extorting money to restore your data and regain control of your computers. This white paper reveals best practices for configuring your firewall and network to protect against ransomware.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017

Sophos

Remote Access Redefined: Managing the Rise of Third-Party Users
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need for new access models that establish next-generation firewalls (NGFW) to manage the rise of third-party users while meeting security and usability demands.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

Akamai Technologies

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


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

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

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

Automation Isn't One-Size-Fits-All
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how intelligent policy automation can take the pressure off your firewall team by telling you which access to approve and which to deny, increasing speed and security of change management workflows.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

FireMon

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

Firewall Clean Up Recommendations
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: At the core of the firewall is the policy that enforces what access is permitted. Discover the benefits of proper firewall policy for your organization and learn the main causes of firewall policy mistakes.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

FireMon

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

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

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.

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

The Security Value of a Dozen Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A security research group has put together an info-graphic that summarizes the results of independent studies on a dozen different NGFW products.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Discover the Capabilities of a Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper provides a close look at a next generation firewall, describing each of its capabilities in detail.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, 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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