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Topic: Palo Alto Firewall

4 Things Your Next-Generation Firewall Should Do For You
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4 Things Your Next-Generation Firewall Should Do For You

In the olden days, the line between network security and business contingency fell on two basic choices — either block everything in the interest of network security, or enable everything in the interest of your business; and these choices left little room for compromise. Nowadays, the options have grown considerably, however, these new choices have also brought with them an array of more sophisticated, advanced threats that evade even traditional security mechanisms.

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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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