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Money spent on cyber-security wasted if firewalls don't work properly

Most IT professionals say firewalls are a core security component and that third-party management of multi-vendor environments is crucial.

How BlackNurse DoS uses a single laptop to take your business down

The BlackNurse Denial of Service attack uses carefully crafted ICMP messages to clog up firewalls with traffic they can't ignore.

65% of IT pros would be grounded by Mum for their messy firewall rules

Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of IT security pros would be grounded in some capacity for the messy state of their firewall rules.

Are firewalls still relevant to security?

With many in the IT security industry predicting the imminent demise of the firewall, Nimmy Reichenberg argues that it remains integral to protecting an organisation's networks.