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TOPIC: Which Firewall shall i use?

Which Firewall shall i use? 15 years 1 week ago #896

Hey, Which firewall should i use?
I want to try Linux. but im not that good at Linux.
Is there any good for the Windows platform?
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//Mattias

Re: Which Firewall shall i use? 15 years 1 week ago #909

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Are you wedded to using an Server as a Firewall?

Personally, in your case, I would just get a commodity firewall. Linksys has one, which I have used and seems to work fine and cost about $70. Other companies have similar ones for about the same price.

I use Sonicwall myself, but it costs a little more (about $400 - more if you want the VPN option).

In your case, I would probably start with this, to get your machines protected and then play with the Linksys at your leisure.
Thanks,

Tom

Re: Which Firewall shall i use? 15 years 1 week ago #929

You could try CheckPoint. I'm not sure what your budget is like, but its a very good firewall to cut your teeth on.

I assumed you're talking about a full fledged firewall as a gateway, not a personal firewall.

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Sahir Hidayatullah.
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Re: Which Firewall shall i use? 15 years 1 week ago #948

cisco pix
netscreen
checkpoint

make a choice

Re: Which Firewall shall i use? 15 years 1 week ago #950

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I'd add sonicwall to the list.

I'm curious as to the costs of the others on the list? I know the Pix is pretty expensive.
Thanks,

Tom

Re: Which Firewall shall i use? 15 years 1 week ago #957

PIX is expensive cause its an actual hardware box, really neat looking too :)

I think you can pick up a PIX 501 firewall for around 400 - 500 dollars.. not sure though.

CheckPoint sells you a license for whichever modules you want to use (wonderful marketting tactic) therefore depending on what functionality you use, you pay only that amount. Payment is accepted by the preferred method in IT -- through your nose


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