Network Security

Lab Validation Report: McAfee Next Generation Firewall

Provided by McAfee

Category Network Security

Type White Paper

Length 25

Publish Date April 13 2014

Date posted August 12 2014


Organizations have relied on the traditional firewall as the first line of security for their private networks and intranets for many years. Traditional firewalls come with a number of challenges, from complex configuration and management of different types of filters, to increasingly sophisticated attack vectors that can bypass traditional firewall technology, like fragmentation of packets and obfuscation of traffic flows. Next Generation firewalls have come to market in an attempt to address the challenges of traditional firewalls. This report presents the results of ESG Lab’s validation testing of the McAfee Next Generation Firewall

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