Prof Wool: Firewall Management 201

Lesson 16: How to Take Control of a Firewall Migration Project

Firewall Management 201: Lesson 16

Some companies use tools to automatically convert firewall rules from an old firewall, due to be retired, to a new firewall. In this lesson, Professor Wool explains why this process can be risky and provides some specific technical examples. He then presents a more realistic way to manage the firewall rule migration process that involves stages and checks and balances to ensure a smooth, secure transition to the new firewall that maintains secure connectivity.

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