Firewall Security: Is a Secure, Firewall-less Network Possible? Perhaps, But Why Would You?

Firemon

Just three years ago, technology headlines were rife with articles stating that the firewall was obsolete. And maybe that prophecy would have come true if we were stuck with the same old firewalls that could only perform simple packet filtering. Firewall Security Issues.

Web Application Firewalls Aren’t Protecting Cloud-Native Apps

DevOps.com

Your web application firewall (WAF) is humming at the edges of your network, faithfully blocking malicious attacks before they can do any harm. The post Web Application Firewalls Aren’t Protecting Cloud-Native Apps appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Firewall in Computer Network

The Crazy Programmer

Nowadays, the firewall is used mainly in organizations and also by individuals. But do you know what type of advantages users get after installing a firewall on their computer? Are there any disadvantages of using a firewall on computer devices?

Build Yourself A Personal Firewall

CTO Academy

It’s not only computer systems that need a firewall but anyone in a tech leadership position needs to build one for themselves. The post Build Yourself A Personal Firewall appeared first on CTO Academy.

2022 Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Firewalls – We’re a Leader

Palo Alto Networks

The Forrester Wave TM : Enterprise Firewalls, Q4 2022 report states that, “According to Forrester’s Security Survey, 2022, 74% of respondents admitted that their organization was potentially compromised or breached at least once in the previous 12 months.

Revolutionize Firewall Operations with Industry First AIOps for NGFW

Palo Alto Networks

Organizations facing skill shortages may not have the product expertise to fully maximize firewall functionality, resulting in security investments that don’t yield proportional returns. We’re proud to introduce the industry's first domain-centric AIOps for Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW).

What is Firewall as a Service (FWaaS)?

Megaport

With cyberattacks becoming more frequent and advanced than ever before, there’s never been a more critical time to reconsider your network security.

How to Protect Your Azure App with a Web Application Firewall

Modus Create

To start with, we will investigate how we can stand up Web Applications Firewall (WAF) services via Terraform. Using Web Application Firewall to Protect Your Azure Applications. The Difference Between a Firewall and a Web Application Firewall.

Firewall Feud Lunch & Learn

CTOvision

FireMon is surveying security pros across the country about their biggest challenges with firewall policy management. Join FireMon in a city near you as their experts reveal the top answers and share firewall management best practices for tackling them head on! Why Running Multiple WordPress Firewalls is a Bad Idea (wpwhitesecurity.com). Technology › Apple hack exposes flaws in building apps behind 'Great Firewall' (japantoday.com).

7 Critical Firewall Capabilities to Prevent Cyberattacks

CTOvision

Read Russ Schafer list seven critical firewall capabilities to prevent cyber attacks on Dark Reading : Firewall technology used to be simple and straightforward.

Palo Alto Networks a Leader in Forrester Enterprise Firewalls Report

Palo Alto Networks

We created the first Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) more than a decade ago and have continued to keep our customers ahead of fast-evolving threats in the years since then. Forrester has named Palo Alto Networks a Leader in its Forrester Wave : Enterprise Firewalls, Q3 2020 report.

A Quick Guide Through UFW: Uncomplicated Firewall

Dzone - DevOps

UFW, short for Uncomplicated Firewall, is basically a simplified firewall mechanism that is implemented upon IPtables itself, making it much easier to configure UFW than to configure IPtables. Therefore, it can be said that UFW is technically a program for managing a netfilter firewall which aims to provide an easy to use interface for the user. The Need for UFW: Uncomplicated Firewall. Hence, this originated the need for a firewall.

Research Shows 115% ROI with VM-Series Virtual Firewalls

Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks VM-Series virtual firewalls pay for themselves, and now you can get all the details about significant 115% return on investment (ROI) over three years with a six-month payback period in a just-released Forrester Consulting study.

Why Proxy-Based Firewalls Are Not Enough

Palo Alto Networks

Proxy-based firewalls or web proxies have been considered an essential security component for some time now, but the question remains: Can proxies really help keep users safe? The post Why Proxy-Based Firewalls Are Not Enough appeared first on Palo Alto Networks Blog.

4 Ways to Improve Nessus Scans Through Firewalls

Tenable

Establishing the right configurations and settings can improve Nessus scan results when scanning through firewalls. Read on to learn about multiple strategies you can use to deal with firewalls when using Nessus to perform internal or external vulnerability scans.

Sumo Logic Integration With New AWS Network Firewall Service

CTOvision

Sumo Logic, the pioneer in continuous intelligence, announced its Cloud SIEM solution now integrates with AWS Network Firewall, a new managed service that makes it easy to deploy essential network […].

CVE-2020-12271: Zero-Day SQL Injection Vulnerability in Sophos XG Firewall Exploited in the Wild

Tenable

Sophos pushes a hotfix to address a SQL injection vulnerability in Sophos XG Firewall that was exploited in the wild. The attack targets the XG Firewall administration interface, which is accessible via the user portal, over HTTPs, or on the WAN zone. Sophos Firewall Operating System.

Cloud NGFW: Managed Next-Generation Firewall Service for AWS

Palo Alto Networks

Cloud NGFW is also the first NGFW to integrate with AWS Firewall Manager. This integration enables simple and consistent firewall policy management across multiple AWS accounts and Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs). So often, team efforts pay off.

WEBINAR: The Impact of Firewall Sprawl

CTOvision

Register >> Network firewalls have long been established as the ubiquitous first line of defense for every organization’s network security strategy. Sprawling deployments of firewalls and other security devices that increase complexity, cost and risk. Join representatives from research firm, the Aberdeen Group , as they share their insights on the rise of firewall sprawl and learn how the FireMon platform answers the call for more strategic firewall management.

Azure Storage Account Networking: When to Use Firewalls and Service Endpoints

Linux Academy

Recently, when building content for one of my upcoming courses, Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies – Exam AZ-300 , I found the Microsoft documentation wasn’t immediately clear on the exclusivity of Storage Account Firewalls, and Service Endpoints. Do I need to use Service Endpoints and the Storage Firewall together? When configuring Storage Account Firewalls, we don’t have to configure a Service Endpoint. Storage Account Firewalls.

Digital Tool Estimates Software Firewall Credits for Your Environment

Palo Alto Networks

Flexible, agile and simple, credit-based licensing is the way to go for software firewalls in virtual and container form factors. Decide how to flexibly size and procure VM-Series virtual firewalls , CN-Series container firewalls , cloud-delivered Security Services and Virtual Panorama.

Virtual Firewall ROI — US Signal and Guest from Forrester Explain

Palo Alto Networks

There are a number of reasons to join our upcoming online event, Justifying Your VM-Series Virtual Next-Generation Firewall Investment , on August 9. The post Virtual Firewall ROI — US Signal and Guest from Forrester Explain appeared first on Palo Alto Networks Blog.

CRN 2020 Hottest Cybersecurity Products Include CN-Series Firewall

Palo Alto Networks

We’re proud to announce that CRN lists the CN-Series container firewall one of the hottest cybersecurity products of 2020. CN-Series is the industry’s first containerized Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) designed specifically for Kubernetes environments and addresses growing container usage.

Strengthening the Human Firewall

SecureWorks

Strengthening the Human Firewall Security Awareness Training: Change Employee Behavior and Reduce Risk The right people must be organized to make security programs work. Learn how a culture of vigilance can strengthen your security posture. Leadership

CN-Series Firewalls: Comprehensive Network Security for Kubernetes

Palo Alto Networks

Last week’s general availability of the Palo Alto Networks CN-Series container firewall answers these concerns, based on a deep understanding of customer challenges with Kubernetes. . Orchestrating security and firewalls with the rest of their containerized application stacks.

VM-Series Virtual Firewalls Integrate With AWS Gateway Load Balancer

Palo Alto Networks

Every day, thousands of businesses use VM-Series virtual Next-Generation Firewalls to protect their AWS environments. The post VM-Series Virtual Firewalls Integrate With AWS Gateway Load Balancer appeared first on Palo Alto Networks Blog. Security scalability, meet cloud simplicity.

What you should know about web application firewall testing

TechBeacon

If you already have end-to-end tests, UI tests, or other tests that behave like real end users, consider adding a web application firewall (WAF) to those tests starting early in your development lifecycle. Security, Application Security, Special Coverage: SecureGuild Security Testing Conference 2019, Application Security Testing (AST), Application Testing, Web Application Firewall (WAF

DevOps Chat: Repos and Nexus Firewall Access, with Sonatype

DevOps.com

The post DevOps Chat: Repos and Nexus Firewall Access, with Sonatype appeared first on DevOps.com. There are really only two repositories of any scale for software components today: the Nexus/Maven/Java repo managed by Sonatype and the Artifactory artifact repo managed by JFrog. Up until now they were separate and apart, and working with one was independent of another. In a big move toward keeping DevOps open and secure, the Sonatype […].

Firewall Management Maturity Stage 3: Advanced Firewall Management

SecureWorks

From enabling external intelligence to following a co-managed strategy, firewall management continues evolving to protect organizations from cyber threats. Category: Information Security Leadership Insights From enabling external intelligence to following a co-managed strategy, firewall management continues evolving to protect organizations from cyber threats.

We Are a Ten-Time Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls

Palo Alto Networks

1, 2021, Gartner named Palo Alto Networks a Leader for the tenth consecutive time in its Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls for 2021. Read a complimentary copy of the Garter Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls. On Nov.

Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall

CTOvision

Cognitio has been evaluating the new Verisign DNS Firewall along with its Recursive DNS service for the last several weeks. Our bottom line conclusion: Integration of the Verisign DNS Firewall into an existing environment couldn’t be more seamless, configuration and management are a breeze, and it delivers immediate benefit to the security posture of any environment. For more information on the DNS Firewall and other Verisign Security Services check out their website: [link].

6 Reasons Our Firewall Platform is Critical for Zero Trust Across Workloads

Palo Alto Networks

That’s why our firewall platform significantly bolsters a Zero Trust architecture by moving network security as close to workloads as possible – and there are six primary reasons it does so effectively. Our firewalls can automate security provisioning to simplify segmenting tasks.

How Aviatrix’s intelligent orchestration and control eliminates unwanted tradeoffs encountered when deploying Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewalls with AWS Transit Gateway

Aviatrix

Deploying any next generation firewall in a public cloud environment is challenging, not because of the firewall itself but because of the public cloud networking services that practitioners must use. The job of understanding and problem-solving around cloud networking complexities to ensure a successfully configured and maintained firewall deployment is no small task. Aviatrix Firewall Network Service. Aviatrix Firewall Network architecture with VM-Series.

Using AWS Firewall with an Autodeployed SGA

Nutanix

By combining an autodeployed SGA with Amazon® Web Service’s (AWS) Network Firewall solution, a network administrator can get fine grained control of the outbound web traffic for Frame-managed workloads and still allow them to contact the Frame control plane.

Implementing a Secure Transit DMZ Architecture with Next-Gen Firewalls

Aviatrix

In a VPC there are also security groups that act as a virtual firewall for your instance to control inbound and outbound traffic to the instances within a VPC. One common component of that architecture is the use of a firewall. Firewalls allow customers to monitor network traffic and are complementary to the AWS security features. The Transit DMZ Architecture integrates a firewall into the transit hub of a Transit VPC.

Palo Alto Networks: A Next Generation Firewall

CTOvision

The Palo Alto Networks security platform natively brings together all key network security functions, including advanced threat protection, firewall, IDS/IPS and URL filtering. Palo Alto Networks protects thousands of enterprise and governments from cyber threats. They rely on a deep expertise and commitment to innovation to continually enhance their game-changing security platform.

Kovair?s DevSecOps: ISO 27005 Risk Assessment and Process Workflows, extending NG-Firewalls and more!

Kovair - DevOps

Extended Detection and Response Capabilities Are Emerging to Improve Detection Accuracy and Security Productivity – according to Gartner. But what about Risk Management and Process. DevOps DevSecOps

The Sweeter Side of PCI Compliance

Firemon

Firewall Policy Compliance Guest BlogsThe post The Sweeter Side of PCI Compliance appeared first on FireMon.

How Aviatrix’s intelligent orchestration and control eliminates unwanted tradeoffs encountered when deploying Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewalls with AWS Transit Gateway

Aviatrix

Deploying any next generation firewall in a public cloud environment is challenging, not because of the firewall itself but because of the public cloud networking services that practitioners must use. The job of understanding and problem-solving around cloud networking complexities to ensure a successfully configured and maintained firewall deployment is no small task. Aviatrix Firewall Network Service. Get the best performance out of your firewall.

Myth #2: Compliance Is Only Urgent When There’s an Audit

Firemon

Regulations continued to change, but firewall policies may or may not have been updated. FireMon Solutions FireMon Tips and Tricks Firewall Improvement Plan Firewall Management and Security News Firewall Policy Compliance Firewall Solutions