Emerging threats 2

  • Define what a Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) is and the advantages of having this type of firewall as opposed to a Packet Filter Firewall?
  • How can the Federal Government use NGFWs to stop adversaries from the Internet and from inside the network as well?

The Federal Government is continually increasing capabilities to address cyber risk associated with critical networks and information systems through the proper separation of data and assets. One way of doing this is through the implementation of firewalls.