Firewalls: The security tool we love to hate

Network World

Jody thinks that there are some common myths around firewall management that need to be debunked. In fact, look for more on that from FireMon soon. But among these Jody says FireMon’s own research shows that most attacks are not due to inadequate firewalls or the technology being obsolete. Most of the time it is due to misconfigurations that lead to successful breaches.