Cisco ASA Firewall Review

Filtering is the best feature


What is our primary use case?

We use it for security of branch offices and data centers. 

How has it helped my organization?

It works like a firewall for security reasons. 

What is most valuable?

Filtering is the best feature, as I have gotten used to using it.                               .

What needs improvement?

The IPS and GUI are outdated. It is finally getting IPS inside, which will be a big improvement. The GUI is outdated, and they are slowly improving it. We will see if they go in the correct direction. Unfortunately, they usually just follow other vendors.

It is slowly not supported and other vendors are a few years ahead of Cisco in development.  

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

What other advice do I have?

Configuration on Firepower is currently madness as you have to redeploy it again with all its configurations if you use it as a module.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

9.x
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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