Gartner Information Technology Research

Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Enterprise Network Firewalls

Published: 26 February 2020

ID: G00467090

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors

Summary

ENFs are used to enforce a barricade in a software or hardware from a wide range of security threats that may put the organization’s data at a risk of loss or compromise. SRM leaders can learn from the implementation experience of their peers shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Analyze Your Organization’s Security Needs
  • Lesson 2: Size Your Infrastructure and Redefine the Security Policy Prior to Selecting a Suitable Vendor
  • Lesson 3: Conduct POCs and Train Your Team During the Testing Phase
  • Lesson 4: Ensure Professional Support During the Deployment Phase
  • Lesson 5: Optimize Your Security Architecture With Further Integration
  • Methodology
  • Document Revision History

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