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Topic: Next Generation Firewall

Top 3 Ways to Securely Deploy Technology in the Classroom
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Top 3 Ways to Securely Deploy Technology in the Classroom

One of the most important topics we speak to a lot of schools about almost every day, is how to safely implement mobile technology in the classroom. Most schools want to allow their students the world of possibility mobile classroom technology solutions can bring yet the fear of security breaches, misused tablet use (social media & gaming) and network overload leave them hesitant to jump into the world of mobility.

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8 Ways to Protect your Network with a Next Generation Firewall
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8 Ways to Protect your Network with a Next Generation Firewall

So, you are planning your next adventure to a far away land. You’re scanning through your tablet’s browser looking for cheap flights to your desired destination. While downloading the best mobile travel applications, you are also texting your travel companion with thumbs spinning so fast, you start kicking up more dust than the jeep you will be driving in on that safari.

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11 Features to Look for in Your Next Generation Firewall
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11 Features to Look for in Your Next Generation Firewall

In our dealings with technology leaders at schools, universities and hospitals there are many different opinions as to how they would each go about solving an IT problem or challenge. Those who are successful at solving issues like BYOD, 1:1, web filtering or the simple lack of available bandwidth do have one thing in common: A need for updated infrastructure.

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3 Key Features of a Palo Alto Firewall
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3 Key Features of a Palo Alto Firewall

Palo Alto is a city in the State of California. And, with the average number of wireless devices per person on the rise, wireless networks are starting to look like the streets of California during rush hour. That’s where the “other” Palo Alto comes into play.

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Why Every School Wireless Network Needs A Palo Alto Firewall

Why Every School Wireless Network Needs A Palo Alto Firewall

Education must adjust to better accommodate the way students learn today, and for today’s students that includes the use of technology. Wireless technology in the classroom is becoming an increasingly significant part of learning these days. As great as it is for students and teachers, it can cause nightmares for the school IT staff, because it does create an inherent wireless network security risk.

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Top 10 Keys of Next Generation Firewall for a Secure Wireless Network
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Top 10 Keys of Next Generation Firewall for a Secure Wireless Network

Chances are you’ve probably heard or read about next generation firewalls; it seems like everyone is talking about what a great innovation it is in the network security market.  Traditional firewalls are becoming less capable of adequately protecting enterprise wireless networks with the rapid evolution of applications and threats. Instead of a completely new approach to wireless network security, traditional firewall has been transformed into “next generation firewall” to restore application visibility and control and regain the advantage in protecting the enterprise wireless networks. This list gives you the top 10 key requirements you should demand in your next firewall.

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