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Google Cloud Firewall

Fully distributed, cloud-native, firewall service delivers granular control, including micro-segmentation without network re-architecting.


Protect your Google Cloud resources with a global and flexible firewall service

Distributed, cloud-native firewall service

Cloud Firewall’s fully distributed, stateful inspection firewall engine is built natively into our software defined networking fabric, and enforced at each workload. 

Simplified configuration and deployment

Network firewall policies are global by default, and apply to all regions. Define policies at the organization, folder, and project levels with hierarchical firewall policies.

Granular control and micro-segmentation

Leverage IAM-governed tags to define granular control for both north-south and east-west traffic, down to a single VM, across VPCs and organizations. 

Key features

Flexible firewall policies for your Google Cloud workloads

Network firewall policies and hierarchical firewall policies

With hierarchical policies, you can create security policies at the organization and folder level. Network firewall policies, both global and regional, let you group several firewall rules so that you can apply them to a VPC(s), update them all at once, and control them by identity and access management (IAM) roles.

A diagram showing Google Cloud firewall policies

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Get started with Firewall Insights

Learn how you can optimize your firewall rules and tighten your security boundaries with the Firewall Insights module in Network Intelligence Center.