For any corporation, firewalls are network security systems that control as well as monitor all incoming and outgoing network traffic. Firewalls have long provided the first line of defense in network security infrastructures by comparing corporate policies about users’ network access rights to the connection information surrounding each access attempt. User policies and connection information must match up, or the firewall does not grant access to network resources; this helps avert break-ins. The rise of internal threats has come about by the emergence of new network perimeters that have formed inside the corporate LAN, thus increasing the importance firewalls.
Here at IT Central Station, we offer a crowdsourced platform that allows real users to share their opinions about tech products with the rest of the enterprise tech community. We have compiled over 85,000 views of the top Firewalls by real users in 2014 and Q1 2015 and analyzed their trends in the infographic below. All of our data is based on actual behavior of real users researching and comparing vendors on IT Central Station.
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