Toward Security in the Cloud


The decision to move to a Network-Based Firewall Service is certainly a multi-faceted one. But making an honest assessment of your organization’s security skills and resources is a great place to start. The next step is to choose whether you can handle the task in-house or not. Network-based firewall services (NBFWS) are gaining momentum.  By their location in the cloud, NBFWS offer advantages related to effectiveness, scalability, availability, and extensibility. Also on the list of potential benefits are compelling cost advantages.

Yet, the decision to move to NBFWS is, ultimately, a risk decision. For some organizations, the risk is too high, regardless of the cost savings. For others, NBFWS can meet the corporate risk profile. Read the Nemertes paper on this topic and the critical steps in the decision making process.

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