Nextgen Firewalls: New Features and Challenges

December 28, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

Can you tell whether your firewalls are already nextgen? Firewalls are deemed as a basic defense any software system must have against external attacks. Thus, a firewall must be resistant enough to filter unwanted access on your system. A 2017 study forecasts a total growth of $4.27 billion by 2022 from 2017’s $2.39 billion in terms of the nextgen firewall market. Nextgen firewalls now include features such as malware detection, behavioral analytics, and 24/7 monitoring to ward off potential breaches. This article by Maria Korolov discusses the benefits of nextgen firewalls, as well as challenges in terms of auditing and compliance. -April Toledo

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