Evolving Towards Intent-Based Security

In this second installment, begun with ”The Evolution of the Firewall,” we will take a look at the direction security is headed. From its humble beginnings, the firewall has evolved through several stages of development. Its latest incarnation, built on the legacy of its first two generations, implements the strategic pillars of Segmentation, Access Control, and Real-time analytics/action to realize intent-based network security.

The Three Generations of the Firewall

With the advantage of looking backwards in time, it’s now…

Article Link: https://blog.fortinet.com/2017/07/26/evolving-towards-intent-based-securityphil-quade