Posts Tagged ‘Next Generation Firewall’

Next Generation Firewalls

Firewalls protect the gateway to your network and to your data and applications, and maintaining threat protection is essential.

The problem is that firewalls are pretty stupid – they are like a security guard on the door of a club, allowing in only those guests who are on the list and rejecting anyone who Is not.

The problem is that hackers and emerging threats have become much more sophisticated in gaining entry, and in addition, modern business networks are much more porous than they once were – there are now multiple entry points into a network, and firewalls can be bypassed. (more…)

mcafeeMcAfee Launches NGFW 5.8 for Enterprises to Effectively Fight Cybercrime.

McAfee Next generation firewall empowers enterprises to more effectively fight cybercrime with expanded threat defense ecosystem.

On Oct. 15, McAfee, part of Intel Security, announced the latest release of McAfee Next Generation Firewall 5.8 with important new integrations with the McAfee Security Connected framework to provide customers with layered protection against the latest threats and evasions, along with improved workflows and operational efficiencies.

McAfee’s Security Connected threat ecosystem enables rapid sharing of extensive real-time threat information, empowering organizations to fight cybercrime with the latest global and local threat knowledge. Security Connected enables McAfee Next Generation Firewall to leverage threat information from a wide variety of third party sources, as well as other McAfee security solutions. (more…)