The combination of cloud technologies and ever-increasing worker mobility have required firewalls to expand their reach from securing applications and network traffic to address the entire broad and complex threat surface.
Gartner’s paper- One Brand of Firewall is a Best Practice for Most Enterprises- details research that enables you to learn more about the importance of a unified security posture:
• Reducing complexity through consolidated management
• Increasing security effectiveness with deeper levels of inspection
• Automating threat remediation and accelerating response times