Posts Tagged 'NGFW'

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 […]

Are your customers tired of paying high Internet connectivity prices due to a 99.999% uptime guarantee?  This week in our Firewall Chat blog series let’s look how McAfee Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) can provide your customers the ability to meet this 99.999% uptime while reducing their Internet connectivity costs. In basketball great point guards keep […]

Securing the network is a key part of McAfee’s SecurityConnected framework, however conventional firewalls and even many firewalls marketed as “next-generation,” are often ill-equipped to protect against emerging types of cyberattacks. It’s a complex topic, so over the next several weeks I’ll be sharing how McAfee is redefining network security with McAfee Next Generation Firewall(NGFW) […]