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Face-off: Cisco vs. Fortinet for enterprise firewalls

Considering an enterprise-grade firewall? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival products from Cisco and Fortinet, based on reviews written by enterprise users of the products.

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Cisco touts next-gen firewall gear for midsize installations

Cisco is coming out with four next generation firewall boxes aimed at giving smaller organizations protection that is better sized to their needs and engineered to minimize performance hits as additional security services are turned...

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Java and Python FTP attacks can punch holes through firewalls

The Java and Python runtimes fail to properly validate FTP URLs, which can potentially allow attackers to punch holes through firewalls to access local networks.

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How Google reinvented security and eliminated the need for firewalls

In some ways, Google is like every other large enterprise. It had the typical defensive security posture based on the concept that the enterprise is your castle and security involves building moats and walls to protect the perimeter. ...

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DoS technique lets a single laptop take down an enterprise firewall

Researchers have found a new attack technique in the wild that allows a single laptop to take down high-bandwidth enterprise firewalls.

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