Firewalls are the most widely deployed network security devices. Enterprises expect next generation firewalls (NGFWs) to prevent exploits and malware from infecting critical systems.
NSS Labs 2019 NGFW Group Test
NSS Labs announced the results of its 2019 NGFW Group Test. Twelve of the industry’s NGFW products were tested to compare NGFW product capabilities across multiple use cases. Products were assessed for security effectiveness, total cost of ownership (TCO), and performance.
This is the ninth year for testing NGFW products. NSS Labs raised the bar this year by performing a significantly harder test for security effectiveness, which exposed weaknesses not seen previously.