Comparison between Sophos XG and pfSense as firewalls



I am researching firewalls. What is the difference between Sophos XG and pfSense? 

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Basically the major difference between Sophos XG Firewall and PFsense is that Sophos is a nextgen firewall based on objects and services and works on layer 7.

Instead, Pfsense is a layer 3 firewall based on addresses and ports that is more difficult to block services like Facebook.

On Sophos XG firewall you can block these kinds of services easily.

There is more information you can find here https://www.sophos.com/en-us/p...

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