Businesses today face a seemingly insurmountable number of security obstacles—from safeguarding mobile devices and protecting unstructured data to training users on phishing attacks. However complex these challenges can be, one of the most difficult tasks is determining which solution will best strengthen their business’s security posture. One of the most basic security solutions—the next-generation firewall (NGFW)—can turn complex if not evaluated properly.

In this white paper, we explore:

  • The benefits of adopting a NGFW
  • Vendor- and company-specific considerations that go into an organization’s decision to invest in a NGFW
  • Ways in which a strategic IT partner can simplify the NGFW vetting process