Apply security best practices to reduce the attack surface, gain visibility into traffic, prevent threats, and protect your network, users, and data.

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Documents, checklists, videos, webinars, best practice assessment tools, and more help you learn about and apply security best practices.

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Decryption Best Practices


You can't defend against threats you can’t see. By enabling decryption on your next-gen firewalls you can inspect and control SSL/TLS and SSH traffic so that you can detect and prevent threats that would otherwise remain hidden in encrypted traffic. Use the best practice guidelines in this site to learn how to plan for and deploy decryption in your organization.

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Data Center Best Practices


Your enterprise's most valuable assets reside in your data center, including proprietary source code, intellectual property, and sensitive company and customer data. Your customers and employees trust you to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of their data and expect that data to be always available, so it's important to implement a data center best practice security policy that safeguards your data and prevents successful attacks. Use the guidelines in this site to plan, deploy, and maintain your data center best practice security policy.

Best Practices for Securing Administrative Access


Learn the best practices for securing administrative access to your firewalls to prevent successful cyberattacks through an exposed management interface.

Internet Gateway Best Practices


To protect your network from cyberattack and improve your overall security posture, implement a best practice internet gateway security policy. Use the guidelines in this site to plan, deploy, and maintain your internet gateway best practice security policy.