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Top 4 firewall-as-a-service security features and benefits

Posted on September 19, 2020 in Articles | by

For more than a decade, analysts and security pundits have declared the firewall era over and said that organizations had likely already signed their last firewall-related contract. First, it was the fact that mobility was rendering the perimeter irrelevant. Then they said the cloud was going to eliminate firewalls. Now there is talk that zero-trust security approaches will cause the firewall’s demise.

Yet, despite these bold predictions, few security professionals have removed all firewalls from their computing environments. Ignoring the shade thrown at them, firewalls soldier on.

Indeed, changes in technology and business led to significant evolutions in the firewall world. A shift has taken place from simple, stateful inspection technology to next-generation firewall offerings.

Published September 2020 in SearchSecurity
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