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For 2016, Should We Retire the "Next Generation Firewall"?

by Adam Hils  |  December 29, 2015

Okay, network security industry - I have a question for you: What does NGFW mean today? First, a history lesson: When Gartner initially coined the "next-generation firewall in 2003/2004, it had...

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Making Sense Out of Chaos: Network Security Policy Management

by Adam Hils  |  December 23, 2015

If you're a network security operations leader (as many of our clients are}, chances are you're afflicted with some of the following security policy-related issues: "I can't tell if my firewall...

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2015 Network Security Predictions: 8 Things That Won't Happen

by Adam Hils  |  December 29, 2014

You've probably read your fill of security prophets (many employed by security vendors) prognosticating about all the scary/wonderful security stuff that will happen in 2015. Rather than go down that...

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Gartner's First Ever Web App Firewall Magic Quadrant Just Published

by Adam Hils  |  June 17, 2014

Color me excited. Jeremy D'Hoinne, with co-authors Greg Young, Joseph Feiman (and me), has just put out Gartner's first MQ for WAF. It was a gargantuan effort to describe a...

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Hello (Again)

by Adam Hils  |  January 14, 2014

"Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time." -- Steven Wright   Hello, all. Back for my second stint as a Gartner network security analyst and...

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