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Q&A: Determining the Staff Ratio of Administrators to Firewalls

Published: 07 April 2011

ID: G00212223

Analyst(s): Greg Young

Summary

Firewall administrators are highly specialized professionals, and network firewalls are the first line of defense of the enterprise. Correctly staffing network security is important; however, applying industry average ratios is not very meaningful.

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Analysis

  • What is the average staff ratio of administrators to firewalls?

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