Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls Reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars
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Real User
Sr. Security Analyst at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 28 2017

What is most valuable?

Centralized policy creation for URL, application, IPS, etc. It simplifies matters more than previously.

How has it helped my organization?

It provides centralized management. I would also add that URL, Malware and IPS built-in has been a great help as well. Where we used to need several products for all these features, we now only need the ASAs with the additional licensing. So... more»

What needs improvement?

More centralization and simplification of product lines would help most engineers, but I think licensing is the key here. Most organizations won’t pay the money to have ELA licensing, so all the individual licenses for these products can be... more»
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Real User
Product Specialist - Security Solutions at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 06 2017

What is most valuable?

During the first phase of use, it was an extra module on standard Cisco ASA firewalls. It then became a standalone solution known as FTD, Firepower Threat Defense. The Firepower IPS, based on Snort technology, has an amazing detection engine... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The application and users visibility and control, along with a very powerful IPS and malware protection, enables our clients to secure their data centers and internet perimeter in a much better way. It provides them with traffic visibility... more»

What needs improvement?

Some ASA known features are still missing, but are being added bit by bit in each new version release, such as: * Remote Access VPN (the last release only supported the 2100 series): The next firewall model version is expected to support... more»


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Sourcefire Firewalls help ensure your network's availability and the security of your company's resources by protecting the network infrastructure against network- and application-layer attacks, viruses, and worms.
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