Next Generation Firewall Features & Benefits

Core Features

  • Layer 7 functionality - application awareness (App ID)
  • Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS)
  • Planned MiServer/Cloud integration
  • Visibility, logging, and reporting of application data
    • Ability to create application rules and policies
  • Planned Active Directory (AD) integration
  • URL filtering - allow/denylists and reports on URL activity
  • Malware and phishing categories updated every 5 minutes
  • Network Anti-Virus
  • Sandboxing - automatically send samples for malware analysis¬†
  • Role-based administration
  • External threat feeds (i.e.,¬†MITN)

Benefits

  • Increased blocking of high-risk traffic
  • Increased performance
  • Increased data visibility
  • Complete control over network traffic
  • Improved reporting¬†
  • Customizable administrative control