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Requirements When Considering a Next- Generation Firewall

White Paper Published By: Cisco
Cisco
Published:  Oct 14, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  7 pages

The checklist provided in this document details six must-have capabilities to look for when evaluating a next-generation firewall (NGFW) to determine whether the solution can provide comprehensive protection for your entire enterprise.

An NGFW must be able to:

  • Integrate security functions tightly to provide highly effective threat and advanced malware protection
  • Provide actionable indications of compromise to identify malware activity
  • Offer comprehensive network visibility
  • Help reduce complexity and costs
  • Integrate and interface smoothly and transparently with third-party security solutions
  • Provide investment protection



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