A new survey, sponsored by Sophos, that asked IT managers in mid-sized organizations across the globe about how their firewall technology is working for them.
The survey responses reveal several “dirty secrets” of how traditional firewalls aren’t living up to their old promises, and how they fail to deliver the kind of visibility or responsiveness that organizations need to defend against modern threats.
Key findings include: IT managers report that, on average, 45% of their network traffic is unidentifiable and uncontrollable. And some industries have more challenges gaining visibility into their network traffic than others – healthcare industry respondents cite 67% of their traffic on average is unidentifiable, for example.
Read more: Naked Security by Sophos