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Top Five Risks of Perimeter Firewalls and the One Way to Overcome Them All

Tech Republic Security

Firewalls have been an integral part of the enterprise network architecture. But with the shift to digital business models the once-sturdy firewall has gone from a security staple to a security risk. Read more to learn the five major risks brought on by legacy firewalls in a world of cloud and mobile.

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How To Set Up a Firewall in 8 Easy Steps + Best Practices

eSecurity Planet

Setting up a firewall is the first step in securing your network. A successful firewall setup and deployment requires careful design, implementation, and maintenance to effectively improve your network integrity and data security. Verify that the chosen firewall can meet your security standards and functions.

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How to Block a Program in a Firewall (Windows & Mac)

eSecurity Planet

Blocking a program in a firewall is a security measure that protects systems from unwanted access. Learn how to block a program in a firewall by exploring when to allow or block programs, methods to permanently or temporarily block in Windows or MacOS, and the common troubleshooting tips. Follow the steps below.

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Eight Common OT / Industrial Firewall Mistakes

Threatpost

Firewalls are easy to misconfigure. While the security consequences of such errors may be acceptable for some firewalls, the accumulated risks of misconfigured firewalls in a defense-in-depth OT network architecture are generally unacceptable.

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Next-Generation Firewalls: A comprehensive guide for network security modernization

CyberSecurity Insiders

The terms computer security, information security and cybersecurity were practically non-existent in the 1980s, but believe it or not, firewalls have existed in some form since that time. Over the years, the traditional firewall has transformed to meet the demands of the modern workplace and adapt to an evolving threat landscape.

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STEPS FORWARD Q&A: Will ‘proactive security’ engender a shift to risk-based network protection?

The Last Watchdog

What I came away with is that many of the new cloud-centric security frameworks and tools fit as components of proactive security, while familiar legacy solutions, like firewalls and SIEMs, can be categorized as either preventative or reactive security. LW: How does ‘risk-based vulnerability management’ factor in? Is that fair?

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What is 5G security? Explaining the security benefits and vulnerabilities of 5G architecture

CyberSecurity Insiders

What risks does 5G introduce? Defining 5G security and architecture. According to the document, 5G’s trustworthiness is made possible by a set of security features that were built using system design principles applied with a risk-based mindset. The security risks introduced. What security enhancements are built in?