Networking continues to evolve, yet the firewall remains critical to securing today’s enterprises. FireMon is proud to present its 3rd Annual State of the Firewall Report based on 437 survey responses collected between November 16, 2016 and December 6, 2016. Survey participants were asked 26 questions about their current firewall infrastructure and management challenges as well as questions about adoption and impact of emerging technologies such as SDN, cloud, microsegmentation and Internet of Things (IoT).
This year’s report demonstrates the significance of firewalls to organizations’ security strategies – despite a majority of organizations adopting next-generation networking technologies such as cloud and SDN.
The full report explores three main findings from the survey: