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What Does Firebox Mean?

Firebox is a proprietary firewall appliance developed by the WatchGuard company. Firebox allows for various types of network monitoring and data handling, in order to keep networks safe.


Techopedia Explains Firebox

The functional pieces of the Firebox firewall system include monitors for looking at bandwidth and authentication, a toolkit for configuration and management, and a gateway that sits between a local network and the Internet, as well as a policy management center for setting up security protocols. Firebox offers logs, reporting and features like network address translation that help to prevent various forms of deceptive traffic. Firebox can help to identify trusted interfaces and uses a LifeSecurity system to keep defense current.


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