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Fortinet FortiGatepfSenseCisco ASA FirewallCheck Point NGFWCisco Firepower NGFW FirewallSophos XGCheck Point CloudGuard NetworkPalo Alto Networks NG Firewalls
Some of the valuable features are the firewall, IPS, web filter, and gateway capabilities. Additionally, it is easy to use and flexible.
Overall, the pricing of the solution is very good. The product offers good value.
I'm the expert when it comes to Linux systems, however, with the pfSense, due to the web interface, the rest of the staff can actually make changes to it as required without me worrying about whether they've opened up ports incorrectly or not. The ease of use for non-expert staff is very good.
The most valuable feature we have found to be the VPN because we use it often.
Even in very big environments, Cisco comes in handy with configuration and offers reliability when it comes to managing multiple items on one platform.
Remote access with a secure workspace provides a clear separation between the client and corporate network.
One of the most valuable features is performance improvement, wherewith ClusterXL and CoreXL, you can improve performance.
One of the nice things about Firepower is that you can set it to discover the environment. If that is happening, then Firepower is learning about every device, software operating system, and application running inside or across your environment. Then, you can leverage that discovery intelligence to get Firepower to select the most appropriate intrusion prevention rules to use for your environment rather than picking one of the base policies that might have 50,000 IPS rules in it, which can put a lot of overhead on your firewall. If you choose the recommendations, as long as you update them regularly, you might be able to get your rule set down to only 1,000 or 1,500, which is a significant reduction in a base rule set. This means that the firewall will give you better performance because there are less rules being checked unnecessarily. That is really useful.
Dashboard is easy to use and the reporting offers a lot of detail.
Sophos XG is a stable product.
SSL/TLS traffic inspection features are used for advanced threat prevention against secure SSL traffic.
Check Point has pretty simple solutions, like the virtual appliance which you just download and it is imported into VMware and you just start using it.
Mechanically, all firewalls work in a similar fashion, but what makes Palo Alto different is that it also has some of the threat hunt capabilities. It is a little bit better than other vendors.
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I am the owner of a retailer company with 1-10 employees. We host websites on Windows 2008 R2 servers and Norton Business Protection. We are looking for recommendations for the best network firewall. Thanks! I appreciate the help.
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I work as a project engineer at a company with 201- 500 employees. I am looking for recommendations for the best way to prevent DoppelPaymer Ransomware. Is there an action plan or solution you would recommend? Thanks! I appreciate your help.
Chandraprakash PandeyUser at Haribhakti & Co LLP
Hi, I am from an Auditing organization. We are looking to have a firewall using which we can have the VPN for our users [currently WFH]. Please suggest the best firewalls currently in the market to choose from.
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There are many cybersecurity tools available, but some aren't doing the job that they should be doing. What are some of the threats that may be associated with using 'fake' cybersecurity tools? What can people do to ensure that they're using a tool that actually does what it says it does?