Every year there is hype surrounding a new network security strategy. We've heard that Network Access Control (NAC) is a must, or that Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) are crucial. This year the application-aware firewall has taken center stage. So how do you know which network security features are must-haves and which network security appliance or software you should buy? What's more, is there a solid unified network security strategy that hits all of your most important pain points?
In this video, senior site editor Rivka Gewirtz Little sits down with Josh Corman and Andrew Hay of the 451 Group to discuss these network security best practices, including application-aware firewalls and unified threat management.