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The Challenges of Creating Firewall Policies for East-West Network Traffic


So, you’ve decided to enhance your security by segmenting your data center into internal zones, and now you need to actually set them up.

In this new whiteboard lesson, Professor Wool discusses some of the challenges and pitfalls to avoid when setting up security policies for East-West traffic. On the one hand these policies need to allow all legitimate business traffic to flow through the data center, yet on the other hand they need to be very specific so as to block everything else.

Watch this new video to learn more:

Each Professor Wool course examines a core challenge and provides technical tips for managing security policies in evolving enterprise networks and data centers. Courses include:

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