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Re: DISA eliminating firewalls
From: "Patrick M. Hausen" <hausen () punkt de>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2013 22:38:14 +0200
Am 05.07.2013 um 18:21 schrieb Tim Harris <tim () fbnservices us>:
I would argue that the next logical step in firewalls is a meta-firewall.
Suppose that I have a large, distributed network with multiple firewalls and routers.
I argue that a good firewall software ought to be able to treat that as a single administrative unit.
In fact products like this have been around for quite a while.
I don't quite remember if NAI had a central management/policy tool for the
Gauntlet firewalls but I guess they did.
At least Secure Computing had it in 2003 for the then
announced Sidewinder G2 (partly Sidewinder, partly Gauntlet).
Cyberguard, acquired by Secure Computing in 2005, already had it before
Current McAfee product:
Heck, Cisco has got it for ASA:
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Re: DISA eliminating firewalls Bennett Todd (Jul 05)