The checklist provided in this document details six must-have capabilities to look for when evaluating a next-generation firewall (NGFW) to determine whether the solution can provide comprehensive protection for your entire enterprise.
An NGFW must be able to:
- Integrate security functions tightly to provide highly effective threat and advanced malware protection
- Provide actionable indications of compromise to identify malware activity
- Offer comprehensive network visibility
- Help reduce complexity and costs
- Integrate and interface smoothly and transparently with third-party security solutions
- Provide investment protection