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Oct 26 2017

Fortinet Named A Leader In The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant For Enterprise Network Firewalls, enterprise

# Fortinet Named A Leader In The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant For Enterprise Network Firewalls SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ken Xie, founder, chairman of the board and CEO at Fortinet “Cybersecurity is a very dynamic space. Customer requirements keep evolving, the attack surface is growing as mobile devices, cloud computing and IoT is used in corporate networks, and the threat landscape is getting more sophisticated and automated. Just over a year ago, we launched our Fortinet Security Fabric technology vision to deliver an architectural approach to security that is specifically designed to see and respond to …

Oct 5 2017

The five different types of firewalls #how #do #firewalls #work

# The five different types of firewalls AT T’s Steve Bellovin is generally credited (although not by himself) with first using the term firewall to describe the process of filtering out unwanted network traffic, sometime around 1987. Since then, the term has grown gradually in familiar usage to the point that no casual conversation about network security can take place without at least mentioning it. A recent Web search on firewall turned up more than 3.8 million references. Most IT professionals think there are two — or at the most, three — types of firewalls. Actually, there are at least …