Prof Wool: Next Generation Firewalls

Lesson 4: Using Next Generation Firewalls for Cyber Threat Prevention

Next Generation Firewalls: Lesson 4
As part of the blacklisting approach to application security, most NGFW vendors now offer their customers a subscription based service that provides periodic updates to firewall definitions and signatures for a great number of applications especially the malicious ones. In this lesson, Professor Wool discusses the pros and cons of this offering for cyber threat prevention. It also discusses the limitations of this service when home-grown applications are deployed in the enterprise, and provides a recommendation on how to solve this problem.

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