Next-Generation Performance Testing for Next-Generation Firewalls

Posted by Samaresh Nair on Sep 3, 2021 3:52:45 PM

Friday, September 3, 2021

By Samaresh Nair, Palo Alto Networks

Firewalls have evolved over the last 20 years from stateless packet-based processing to stateful firewalls that were still based on ports and protocols. Then came the next evolution of Next Generation Firewall (NGFW). NGFWs are what's known as "application aware."

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Topics: Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Performance Testing

It’s Time to Get SASE: The Next Chapter in Network Security

Posted by Fuel HQ on Nov 13, 2019 7:02:00 AM

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk has watched cybersecurity grow and evolve over the span of his career. Nearly 25 years ago, Zuk’s focus was on stateful inspection firewalls, which at the time dominated the market. Ten years later, when use of internet applications began to explode and challenge stateful inspection capabilities, a new approach was needed. This ultimately led Zuk to create Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall.

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Topics: next-generation firewall, Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, SASE, secure access service edge

How to Build an IPSec Tunnel Between a Palo Alto Networks Firewall and an IPFire Firewall

Posted by Charles Buege on Mar 21, 2019 3:29:40 PM

Thursday, March 21, 2019

From Charles Buege, Fuel User Group Member

Continuing my series on how to setup IPSec tunnels on Palo Alto Networks firewalls, this article covers how to connect to an IPFire firewall. As I wrote in the initial article in this series, I realized not everyone would necessarily have access to the same resources I would. This got me thinking – how could someone with access to only one Palo Alto Networks firewall learn how to setup and configure IPSec tunnels? 

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Topics: Charles Buege, Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, IPSec Tunnel, how-to articles, IPFire

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