Enterprise Firewalls typically are your second line of defense in in your ICT environment after Edge Protection. Enterprise firewalls have the ability to block/stop traffic that you do not wish to come into your network as well as block unauthorized traffic via network ports to both internal and external parties.
Over the past few years, Enterprise Firewalls have extended their features by adding application awareness and also packet inspection. Many of the top level Enterprise firewalls have multiple features that assist organizations in aggregating their security controls, although this comes at a cost of complex policy management. Features that are typically included in TWR’s Enterprise Firewall are: