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Automating Network Compliance & Audits
March 9, 2017

Automating Network Compliance & Audits

FireMon’s automated compliance assessment capabilities help you validate that firewall configurations meet all requirements and alert you when a violation occurs. The FireMon platform accommodates both predefined policy analysis that leverages industry best practices and...

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Optimizing Firewall Policy Management
March 9, 2017

Optimizing Firewall Policy Management

FireMon’s firewall policy analysis and reporting capability provides a single, detailed view of every security device on the network to help you identify gaps and redundancies in firewall policy. The results are better defenses, faster...

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Defining Firewall Change Management
March 9, 2017 Alex Morgan

Defining Firewall Change Management

With FireMon’s change management workflow capabilities, you learn the full implications of every policy change prior to implementation. Proactive “what-if” impact analysis recommendations prevent disruptions in service and security to keep your network running smoothly.

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Stated Inspection: The Future of the Firewall
March 3, 2017 Jody Brazil

Stated Inspection: The Future of the Firewall

What’s the future of the network firewall? While at first glance this may not seem like the most cutting-edge or controversial question facing the IT security industry, further inspection (forgive the pun) reveals that future...

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Natural Selection: The Future of the Firewall
March 3, 2017 Jody Brazil

Natural Selection: The Future of the Firewall

When Jody Brazil and the folks at Firemon asked me if I’d write a post for this ”Future of the Firewall” series my first thought was, “if I had a nickel for every time someone...

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Advancing Firewall Evils to 10-Tuple
March 3, 2017 Jody Brazil

Advancing Firewall Evils to 10-Tuple

When I first started working with firewalls some 18-odd years ago, the revolution of “stateful inspection” was just starting to take hold. The explosion of Internet bandwidth (laughable now) to DS3-type speeds was driving everyone...

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Future of the Firewall:  And Now… Hard Data
March 3, 2017 Josh Mayfield

Future of the Firewall: And Now… Hard Data

Over the past few weeks you’ve been reading a lot of different perspectives in this space regarding the “Future of the Firewall” (and if you haven’t please see the related archive). In these posts authored...

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