Network Security Firewalls: Cisco® ASA with FirePOWER™

Today’s workplace has changed — workers are mobile and working from home, want around-the-clock access to networks from various devices used in different locations, both local and abroad. This evolution has changed the way businesses need to think about and administer network security firewalls and the security they provide.

Start with Cisco’s Overview of a Secure Firewall.

Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services is the industry’s first adaptive, threat-focused next-generation firewall (NGFW) designed for a new era of threat and advanced malware protection. It delivers an integrated threat defense across the entire attack continuum — before, during, and after an attack.

To reimagine the firewall as your foundation for comprehensive security, check out Cisco’s Top 5 Tips for Enterprises Choosing a Firewall.

Forrester has named Cisco a leader in The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Firewalls, Q3 2020.

Software & Service Overview

Both small and mid-sized businesses as well as distributed enterprises have a need for advanced threat protection. Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services combines the proven security benefits of the ASA 5500-X firewall with the industry-leading FirePOWER next-generation Intrusion Prevention System and Advanced Malware Protection system from Sourcefire in a single device.

A FirePOWER Network Threat Assessment helps identify and validate the Proof of Value you can receive through Cisco’s ASA 5500-X NGFW using FirePOWER. Contact LeeShanok’s team to discuss a formal assessment and receive a quote.

Security Software Solutions

Cisco Secure Data Center Solutions

Cisco has provided a solution overview “Modern Data Centers Need a New Approach to Security” and an overview of Cisco’s model of a Secure Data Center, providing visibility, segmentation and threat protection.

The following statistics are from one of Cisco’s Cybersecurity Reports.

New Security Dynamics


Secure network devices are foundational to the security of mission-critical networks and business data. Vulnerable devices potentially open the door to attacks that can compromise a network’s security defenses, and they all need periodic updates to firmware. A FirePOWER Network Threat Assessment can help your business determine the effectiveness of your network security program, affording you: