Jason Pappalexis, John Whetstone, Will Fisher, Mike Spanbauer
Next generation firewalls (NGFWs) are one of the most common products found within enterprise security architectures. Often deployed at the network perimeter, NGFWs are purchased to detect and block network- and application-borne threats as well as provide application control and user awareness.
WHAT’S IN THIS REPORT:
- Product scope, alternatives, deployment, and purchase authority
- Metrics on product use within the enterprise
- Who manages NGFWs? (breakdown by organization size)
- Who uses API controls? (breakdown by organization size)
- Enterprise challenges
ABOUT THIS STUDY:Part of a series on security controls deployed by US enterprises, this brief includes current usage statistics for NGFWs within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large enterprises (LEs), and very large enterprises (VLEs).