Firewalls in the cloud era: They improve the cloud and the cloud improves them
Firewalls will always be required as they are the sole devices that analyse and control communication of data and applications.
Firewall technology ensures networks are running the way we want them to. As a result I came to the conclusion that the question is not ‘will on-premise firewalls disappear’, but ‘how will firewalls be influenced by cloud technologies?’.
In order to address this we have to look at some of the history.
Enter Unified Threat Management
10 years ago the...