If Next Generation Firewalls Don’t Evolve, They’ll Soon Be Irrelevant

When Gartner coined the phrase “next generation firewall”, in 2003, it captured a then-nascent approach to traffic classification and control. Combining traditional packet filtering with some application control and IPS layered on top, today’s ‘legacy’ NGFWs do pretty much what they say on the tin.

via If Next Generation Firewalls Don’t Evolve, They’ll Soon Be Irrelevant.