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Over time, the fundamental functions your firewall executed have been nullified by the very traffic they were meant to control. Applications evolved to where the firewall, the core of your security infrastructure, has trouble exerting the levels of control you need to protect your digital assets.
For enterprises looking at Next-Generation Firewalls, the most important consideration is: will this new technology empower your security teams to securely enable applications to the benefit of the organization? It’s not about blocking applications, but safely enabling them.
Get this whitepaper from Palo Alto Networks to learn more.