Firewalls are becoming more and more important to enterprises – and nowadays they are demanding more from them than ever. Attackers are gaining momentum and sophistication, moving from IP and TCP attacks to HTML, XML, and application layer attacks. Now, enterprises need application-aware firewalls to protect themselves.
This IT Checklist outlines the capabilities application-aware firewalls can and should have, and helps you uncover the criteria your firewalls product should have to meet your security needs. Explore:
- The truth about application-aware firewalls
- The challenges of application awareness
- Application-aware firewall buying criteria
- Questions to ask your vendor
- Providers at a glance