9 Security Trends To Keep An Eye On

Next-Generation Firewalls' Limited Scalability

Next-generation firewalls have application control, deep packet inspection and inspection for SSL encrypted sessions, which help businesses gain more visibility into network traffic, according to Pirc. In recent years, vendors have added more capabilities, bolting on point technologies, file analysis capabilities and cloud-based threat data feeds in an effort to improve detection. Instead of improving detection rates, the technology sometimes bogs down low-powered appliances, he said.

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