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Hillstone Networks Sets a New Standard in Intelligent Next-Generation Firewalls

by | Feb 29, 2016

Company to Showcase iNGFW 4.0 at RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco

, a leading provider of network security solutions, today unveiled iNGFW 4.0, the company’s unparalleled Intelligent Next-Generation Firewall solution that provides continuous monitoring and protection of network traffic from perimeter down to server protection. iNGFW 4.0 builds upon Hillstone’s existing solution with rich forensic evidence, enhanced threat detection efficacy, automatic mitigation, and a cloud analytics platform with two-way feedback and communication. Hillstone Networks will be showcasing iNGFW 4.0 in Booth S1639, South Expo, at RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco, California.

“At Hillstone Networks, we continue to innovate and evolve our Intelligent Next-Generation Firewalls in an effort to help security teams stay one step ahead of cyber attackers,” said Lingling Zhang, VP Product & Marketing, Hillstone Networks. “This fourth generation release of the iNGFW platform sets a new standard in Intelligent Next-Generation Firewalls with improved threat detection efficacy for wider and deeper network protection and enhanced cloud security capabilities with continuous monitoring and detection. We look forward to showcasing our solution at RSA and sharing our innovation with conference attendees as we continue to be the platform of choice for enterprises globally.”

Features of Hillstone Networks’ iNGFW 4.0 include:

Rich Forensic Evidence

iNGFW 4.0 correlates and maps events into the 7 Steps of the kill chain providing analysts with detailed analysis and insight into how and why the attacks occurred, and ultimately, how they can be prevented from reoccurring.

More Detailed Threat Information

iNGFW 4.0 helps administrators take proper and timely action by providing visibility into confidence level, severity, and geo-location of threats, as well as advanced threat search features based on combo conditions with information aggregation or filtering.

Enhanced Threat Detection Efficacy

iNGFW 4.0 offers unparalleled protection against threats. Features include advanced threat detection engines or algorithms with a high detection rate on machine generated domains and encrypted channel identification, and a server protection feature.

Automatic Mitigation

iNGFW 4.0 delivers an auto-mitigation mechanism with pre-defined templates to manually block and/or slow down sessions or reduce bandwidths.

Cloud Analytics Platform with Two-Way Feedback and Communication

iNGFW 4.0 features a fine-tuned model pushed down to the iNGFW which has automatic daily uploads to the cloud of suspicious events detected by the Advanced Threat Detection engine, as well as black and white listing updated daily based on the result of in-depth analysis by experts.

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About Hillstone Networks:

Hillstone Networks offers a broad range of security solutions for enterprises and data center networks – whether physical, virtual, or in the cloud. Hillstone solutions provide continuous threat defense not only at traditional perimeters, but also to internal networks, down to each virtual machine. For physical environments, Hillstone’s innovative security platform combines Behavioral Intelligence with high-performance networking, enabling organizations to find and stop threats in minutes, not months. Hillstone offers a complete virtual firewall solution for perimeter protection in virtual environments; Hillstone uses micro-segmentation technology to protect East-West traffic in the cloud.

Established in 2006 by NetScreen, Cisco and Juniper executives, Hillstone Networks is relied on by more than 10,000 customers around the world, including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, financial institutions and service providers. Hillstone Networks’ US headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit


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