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Ignoring your firewall? 3 reasons you’re not alone.

By: Christina Southern on Apr 13, 2022 11:24:20 AM

Firewalls are an essential first line of defense in an organization’s network security strategy. But if that’s true, why do so many companies ignore them? To better understand, we talked with C Spire Authority engineer Zach Smith, who specializes in all things firewall. 

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Topics: cybersecurity, C Spire AuthorITy, firewall

What is a next-generation firewall?

By: C Spire and Fortinet on Mar 8, 2022 10:24:41 AM

Next-generation firewalls, also known as second generation firewalls, protect organizations through advanced security features. NGFWs provide functions like deep-packet inspectionintrusion prevention (IPS), advanced malware detection, application control, and overall increased network visibility through inspection of encrypted traffic. They can be found anywhere from an on-premise network edge to its internal boundaries, and can also be employed on a public or private cloud environment.

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Topics: cybersecurity, C Spire AuthorITy, firewall

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