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Internal Network Firewalls (INFW)

We look at what defines an Internal Network Firewall (INFW) and how they compare to Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW).

Traditional firewalls that had UTM-type functionality (e.g. Web filtering, Intrusion Prevention, Antivirus) that often suffered from a poor performance such as low throughput, latency and inconsistent accuracy. As firewall technology evolved, as did their performance and scanning capabilities.  The Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) term was coined to define a firewall that met the following criteria: Read more

Firewall Migration & Replacement Project

We regularly work with clients who wish to enhance or replace their current firewall solution and perimeter network security, but they are faced with a firewall migration project.

When we embark on a project like this, we rarely approach the problem from a technical or network standpoint. To implement a solution that protects a customer network and information assets, we first need to understand the business.

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Best Small Business Firewall / Router

The majority of small businesses will already have a router, but a firewall is specifically designed to protect your network. With more complex threats, the functionality and features of firewalls and routers have evolved to include services such as intrusion prevention (IPS), antivirus, web filtering and anti-spam; often – all in one box.

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How to deploy an Internal Segmentation Firewall (ISFW)

In previous articles, we have explained the benefits of internal network firewalls, also known as internal segmentation firewalls. The primary purpose is to secure internal network traffic, particularly between sites, functional areas or departments. Another common use is to provide an additional level of protection for sensitive areas of your network (i.e. databases, R&D) or high-risk areas (i.e. development environments, staging areas).

These developed in popularity so we offered an internal network firewall service to our customers. You can read why below.
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