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Requirements When Considering a Next-Generation Firewall (WP)

White Paper Published By: Cisco
Published:  Apr 08, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  7 pages

The checklist provided in this document details six must-have capabilities to look for when evaluating a nextgeneration 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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