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The WannaCry Wake-Up Call
May 22, 2017 Stuart Rosenfield

The WannaCry Wake-Up Call

Unless you’re under a rock, you know that the WannaCry Ransomware cyberattack swept worldwide headlines last week. Organizations scrambled to apply the latest Microsoft security patch to their computers to prevent the spread of the...

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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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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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