Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) were created as an answer to modern security threats. NGFWs give IT solution providers and end users more visibility into their network policies and provide additional depth with regard to what users can allow
. However, many of these tools suffer from the same shortcomings as legacy firewalls and signature-based antivirus software—they can only detect and defend against what they “understand.”
Before you purchase an NGFW, check out our infographic and make sure it meets these five criteria, so you can ensure your customers are getting tightly integrated, multi-layered threat protection.