Discussion 1 (Chapter 9): What is the firewall evaluation criteria for your organization? Does your organization have one and in your opinion does it addresses the overall network security or does it have gaps? Either way, talk about how it can be improved.

Discussion 2 (Chapter 15): Discuss how the advent of AI/MI and how it may affect network security. What do you think network security will look like 5 years, 10 years, or 15 years from now. How will the cloud play into this scenario or will there be something bigger than the cloud that could affect network security?

Note: The first post should be made by Wednesday 11:59ET and you should post at least two more times throughout the week to your classmates. Please engage early and often.

Your initial post should be 400 words. There must be at least two APA formatted reference (and APA in-text citation) to support your thoughts in the post. Do not use direct quotes, rather rephrase the author’s words and continue to use in-text citations.