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What does NGFW stand for?

NGFW stands for Next Generation Firewall

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) combine the features of traditional firewalls along with intrusion prevention, application identification and control, and user and group policies into a single high-performance application.
According to well-known analyst John Pescatore, "The Next Generation Firewall will follow the same pattern - extending to NGFW as a service (or what we used to call 'In the Cloud Firewalling' before the cloud term got ripped away from the Internet carriers) to inject the same firewall policy between the users and the Internet and in between the cloud-based services we consume that used to be inside the data center.