Posts Tagged 'NGFW'

Last year we launched McAfee Next Generation Firewall (NGFW). Simply put, it’s been a game-changer and another significant milestone in strengthening network security through a powerful combination of integrated technologies built upon our security platform. McAfee, part of Intel Security, has consistently demonstrated the leadership and vision that lies at the core of helping customers […]

While the dust in Las Vegas may still be settling from three jam-packed days of security discussions, demos, expert panels, and more, we‘ve brought back with us valuable takeaways and tales from FOCUS 14. During the 7th annual McAfee FOCUS conference, brought to you by Intel Security, we talked with partners about the future of […]

It’s fall here in the U.S. and that means the start of American pro football season. Every year it’s amazing to watch cream-of-the-crop rookies make immediate impacts among wily veterans while other newbies can’t even make the practice squad. Sometimes in business and sport, talent lets everything else fall into place. If I’m lucky I’m […]

In my last posting, I celebrated the 25 year history of the firewall and how its technology has evolved from simple packet filtering in the 1980’s, to the first intrusion prevention systems in the 1990’s, to fully application-aware next-generation firewalls in the mid-2000’s.  Now the stage is set for what I believe will be the […]

In July, I wrote a piece entitled, The Firewall is Turning 25, but is it Really All Grown Up?  It was interesting to look back on the evolution of a technology that we were all pretty darn proud of at the time – and even prouder of with every revision and improvement throughout more than […]