Re: [fw-wiz] Evaluating Firewall
From: Rama Kant (kant_at_adeptech.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 17:57:00 -0400
Last year we had put together the attached white paper (no marketing) on
this topic that I can no longer resist to post. It is general enough to
adapt to a given security policy.
At 06:25 PM 5/5/2003 +0530, Ravi wrote:
>As RKP rightly suggested you test for common ALG support like MSN gaming
>Do vulnerability scanning for the firewall.Search in the internet for
>utilities like nessus etc.,
>Rama krishna prasad wrote:
>>Other things which you may would like to consider are:
>> 1. Common attack detection and prevention.
>> 2. ALG Support (There are some applications that don't work
>> without ALG support such as H.323, FTP, RTSP, SQL*NET,
>> based on your requirement DNS for twice NAT)
>> 3. Performance.
>> 4. Flexible user interface. 5. Type of NAT support.
>> Analyze your security requirements and make sure that firewall
>> satisfies your needs. "
>>Vineet Mehta wrote:
>>>Recently I was asked to evaluate Securepoint 3.0 firewall. On what basis
>>>one should evaluate this firewall? Some of the points i can think of
>>>1) Reports details/format
>>>Any more points or detailed things I should consider in evaluating this
>>>firewall? Any suggestion is welcome.
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