Next-generation firewalls: Top five myths and misconceptions about firewalls

Firewalls have been around for years and they are generally well understood, yet many misconceptions remain. In this podcast, Joel Snyder dispels the top five myths, misconceptions and lies about firewalls.


Snyder discusses the accuracy of vendor datasheets, offers insight into using a single or multiple vendor approach, debunks the myth of easy centralized management and looks at the difference between next-generation firewalls and UTM firewalls.

This was first published in June 2013

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