Forrester NGFWs Enable Zero-Trust Security Executive Summary
Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) are a critical component of the Zero-Trust model, allowing security professionals the flexibility to place protection at the data level and effectively defend against the rapidly changing threats organizations face today.
Forrester Consulting conducted a quantitative survey of IT security professionals at mid-size organizations with NGFW implementations, which yielded the following best practices:
- Conduct an honest internal assessment
- Test before you buy
- Identify and vet a wide cast of vendor solutions
- Take a data-centric approach to security
This brief summarizes the purchase and implementation practices and recommendations for NGFWs. Read what your peers have to say.
Read the full Forrester Executive Summary - Your Best Defense: NGFWs.