next generation firewall

September 8, 2023


The New Normal is Here with Secure Firewall 4200 Series and Threat Defense 7.4

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Read on for an in-depth discussion of our latest Cisco Secure Firewall announcement, including the new 4200 Series appliance, and 7.4 software features.

December 18, 2019


The Gift that Keeps on Giving All Year Round

3 min read

The holiday season is upon us. Don’t get stuck gifting your customers with the proverbial firewall fruit cake. Find out how to ensure your customers have the latest and greatest firewall.

June 22, 2017


Cisco, Intel speed battlefield decision-making

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Battlefield decisions have to be lightning quick. Thanks to Cisco and Intel, special operations forces can now have more information at their fingertips for making those judgment calls. At this...

March 1, 2016


Cisco Firepower Management Center Brings Security Into Focus

3 min read

IT Teams gain insight and focus with the industry’s most comprehensive NGFW management - before, during and after attacks. As we discussed in our last two posts, most organizations today...

September 18, 2014


Why a Next-Generation Firewall Must Be Threat-Centric

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In an earlier blog, we discussed the importance of a visibility-driven approach to Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and the need for capabilities that offer full visibility and contextual awareness...

September 17, 2014


A Visibility-Driven Approach to Next-Generation Firewalls

3 min read

Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services has redefined the next-generation firewall (NGFW) as an adaptive, threat-focused platform, delivering superior, multi-layered protection, unparalleled visibility, and reduced security costs and complexity. This...

September 16, 2014


Introducing the Industry’s First Threat-Focused Next-Generation Firewall

3 min read

Cisco is a strong proponent for shifting the mindset regarding the capabilities a Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) must provide to stay relevant in a world that is dealing with dynamic threats. While nothing is technically wrong with legacy NGFWs, much is wrong with their approach. To meet current and future needs, a NGFW must now provide […]

February 25, 2013


Judge for yourself: Taking Dell to task on “holistic” security claims

In case you missed it, Network World’s Ellen Messmer published a rather surprising article on how Dell was going to “trump” Cisco in the information security market as a result of some recent acquisitions. Now certainly Dell is entitled to their beliefs. They’re in a difficult position right now, as Michael Dell and Silver Lake […]