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Unveiling a Security Milestone

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Unveiling a Security Milestone
    • Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services

      Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services

      • Industry's first, adaptive, threat-focused next-generation firewall
      • Combines Cisco ASA firewall with Sourcefire threat and advanced malware protection
      • Granular AVC with more than 3000 application-layer and risk-based controls
      • Industry-leading next-generation IPS for highly effective threat detection and prevention
      • Integrated threat defense for superior protection across the entire attack continuum
    • Cisco ASA CX Next-Generation Security

      Cisco ASA Next-Generation Firewall Services

      • Provides end-to-end network intelligence
      • Helps enable granular control over applications and micro-applications
      • Delivers real-time threat protection from known and emerging threats
      • Enforces differentiated policies based on the user, device, role, and application type
    • Cisco ASA 5500 and 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls

      Cisco ASA 5500 and 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls

      • Blends the industry's most deployed stateful inspection firewall with next-generation firewall capabilities
      • Integrates comprehensive next-generation network security services
      • Uses a proven, enterprise-class platform
      • Available in a wide range of sizes and form factors
    • The Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv)

      The Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv)

      • Supports consistent security across physical, virtual, and cloud environments
      • Integrated with Application Centric Infrastructure running on the Cisco Nexus 9000 and 9000V Series Switches
      • Does not require vPath, vMotion, or a hypervisor, for optimal flexibility and efficiency
      • Supports both NX-OS and ACI network environments
      • ASAv services can be deployed and managed through the ACI fabric controller
    • Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall

      Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall

      • Supports consistent security across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures
      • Complements the zone-based security capabilities of the Cisco Virtual Security Gateway (VSG)
      • Integrates with the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch for deployment flexibility
      • Supports vPath, vMotion, and multiple hypervisors for flexibility and operational efficiency
      • A single ASA 1000V instance can secure multiple ESX hosts
    • Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series Switch

      Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Series Switch

      • Enforces granular, zone-based security policies
      • Ensures that established security policies control and monitor access to trust zones
      • Complements the edge security capabilities of the Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall
      • Integrates with the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switch for deployment flexibility
      • A single VSG instance can secure multiple ESX hosts
    • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series ASA Services Module

      Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series/7600 Series ASA Services Module

      • High-speed, integrated network security module for Catalyst 6500 and Cisco 7600 Series
      • Provides exceptional scalability in a single blade architecture
      • Delivers twice the performance and four times the session count of competitive modules
    • Cisco IOS Firewall

      Cisco IOS Firewall

      • For branch offices, SMBs, and managed services
      • Provides policy-based access control
      • Protects against network and application-layer threats and exploits

A reliable network firewall helps protect your business from unauthorized access, while permitting legitimate traffic. It's an essential component of any size network.

As your business evolves and adapts to mobility, cloud, and the rising threat landscape, you need to see the users, applications, content, devices, and threats on your network and what they are doing. You need to protect your business and network from multi-vector threats across the entire attack continuum.

Cisco offers firewalls to match a variety of needs.

  • For high-speed, data center environments, Cisco ASA 5585-X Adaptive Security Appliances and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series ASA Services Modules deliver multiscale performance for maximum connections per second with the lowest overhead.
  • For edge and campus environments, we offer the Cisco ASA 5525-X, ASA 5545-X, and ASA 5555-X, as well as routers with integrated Cisco IOS Firewall.
  • For small or branch office environments, get integrated firewall and security in the Cisco Integrated Services Router Generation 2 and in the Cisco ASA 5505, ASA 5512-X, and ASA 5515-X appliances. For virtualized environments, choose the Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv) and Cisco ASA 100V Cloud Firewall.

The needs of many organizations go well beyond traditional threat defense. That's why we also offer VPN technology, intrusion prevention, content security, unified communications security, and integrated threat defense in many of our firewall solutions, including the ASA 5505 and ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls.

Deploy Advanced Security for a Changing Threat Landscape

Learn how to deploy firewall, VPN, IPS, and content and voice security on Cisco ASA 5500 to address ever-changing threats. (1:44 min)

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Cisco firewall products have evolved to meet the needs of today's borderless networks. From simple perimeter security with access control lists (ACLs) based on IP addresses, we now offer a number of advanced security services in products such as our ASA 5500 including Identity-Based Firewall Security in addition to Secure Mobility, Unified Communications Security, and Intrusion Prevention.

The role of security in the network is rapidly changing. The hard outer shell that firewalls provided in the past is now superseded by security capabilities that are integrated into the very fiber of the network. Cisco firewall and other security offerings will continue to evolve as well.

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