Tech Corner / Network Security

How Cisco Firepower Helps You Get The Most Out Of Your ASA 5500 Firewall

Cisco ASA 5500 Firewall Features and Benefits

The rapid change in the business landscape--especially in 2020 and 2021--transformed applications and provisioning environments. Your employees and users can now use recent technologies like microservices, containers, and APIs to align themselves with the pace of business changes.

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Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 2 – Deployment)

Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 2 – Deployment)

Welcome to Part 2 of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewall active/standby configuration guide! In this article, we will focus on the deployment of the Cisco ASA firewall. The active/standby feature, as discussed in Part 1 of this series, has one simple goal: to provide …

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Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 1 – Overview)

Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Standby Configuration Guide (Part 1 - Overview)

A firewall is a primary device that is used to provide security features in a network, although other complimentary devices such as an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA), Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA), and Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) …

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Firepower Vs. FortiGate – Building an Integrated Security Solution

Cisco Firepower and Fortinet FortiGate next-generation firewall comparison images

For over the last thirty years, the firewall has been the foundation of an organization’s network security strategy. It was designed based on the concept that internal traffic and users were inherently trustworthy, and outside traffic was not, thus building a trust boundary – or perim …

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Configure Network Security Using an ACL in SVI Environments

Network security is as important now than ever with data getting bigger and more precious. As network security helps businesses reduce the risk of data theft and disturbance in production network operations, it is key to understand your security environment. An access control list (AC …

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FortiGate Comparison: 6300F vs 3600E vs 600E

We recently highlighted one of our OEM partners and their success in being recognized by Gartner. Fortinet is an industry-leader in Next-Generation Firewalls. Today we'll show a 3 model comparison of FortiGate NGFWs from Fortinet. The capacities range from mid- to large-sized deployme …

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