Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)

What is a Next Generation Firewall?

A Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) is a device that provides security beyond a traditional stateful firewall and moves into application-level inspection, intrusion prevention, anti-virus protection and more. Since being introduced in the 1990s, firewalls have had to evolve to keep up with the ever-changing threat landscape to protect organisations and their assets. Next Generation Firewall advantages include being able to provide additional protection that is not found in a standard stateful firewall, by combining features which used to be accomplished using multiple dedicated devices, with the latest innovations using Machine Learning to block new and unknown threats before they have a chance to cause any impact.

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The SEP2 Solution

With over 20 years of experience working with firewall products, the engineers working at SEP2 have always been at the forefront of the security arena, evolving with the technology. Our engineers have direct, proven experience with assisting organisations through the transition from traditional on-premises security appliances to the latest NGFW appliances and features. We can help you no matter the stage you are on your security journey, from moving away from ISP provided equipment all the way to securing your complex cloud networks.

Who we work with

SEP2 work with the leading vendors in the NGFW space, with constant evaluation of new and existing vendors to ensure they meet our customers’ needs. SEP2 primarily work with Check Point to evaluate the best security fit for your organisation today and for the future.

If you are interested in learning more about Next Generation Firewalls and how SEP2 can help you achieve your cyber security requirements, contact us today.

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Why Choose Us

Our values inspire and guide us towards cyber security excellence

SEP2 are cyber-security specialists whose success is built on five values:

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We have always worked hard to ensure that we are offering an honest and transparent set of solutions to our clients. This means always prioritising the right solutions to our customers.

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Committed to Good

SEP2 is an honourable organisation guided by a strong moral compass. We live this value with authenticity; it is not about simply ticking a social responsibility box. We understand that we are on the side of ‘good’ in a continuing war against cyber criminality, and that we have a purpose and duty to perform.

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No matter who you talk to at SEP2, you will find someone truly passionate about the sector that they are working in. We are fanatical about the sector – working in cyber security really means something to each and every one of us.

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Tech Driven

Cyber Security is by nature a tech-heavy sector. It is fast-moving and complex. This is why we only partner with vendors that truly understand the sector and have solutions that are tried and tested. We fundamentally believe in our portfolio of vendor solutions.
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People Powered

We understand that the tech alone is not going to provide you with the security you need. It is our job to know these solutions inside-out to ensure they are right for your requirements. We understand that we need to listen and be proactive. We live our ‘people powered’ value and have a proud history of investing in apprentices to help us grow.

Every SEP2 colleague lives these values every day. We have a culture of passionate people who work as a team that will never leave a job incomplete.

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We align ourselves with world-class cyber-security vendors, whose solutions cannot be bettered. Take a look at our other partners and see what they have to offer your business today.

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Central Response Team Manager

Kieron has been with SEP2 since 2019 and works in our support team.

For Kieron, there is no typical day at SEP2, for one day he can be working through open tickets, another day you could be working on a priority case for the duration of the day, and another day you could be working on an ongoing project, but what Kieron enjoys is that the mix of challenges keeps the role fresh and interesting.

Kieron likes that within the support team everybody works well together, and shares knowledge between every level and are constantly being encouraged to learn.

In his spare time, Kieron’s current favourite hobby is working on his allotment, which gives him a nice change of scenery and a break from technology.