Should I go for a firewall
Date: 16 May 2005 00:40:39 -0700
I am part of the IT team for a SW Company. We develop/maintain SW for a
few customers around the globe. There are abt 1000 employees in the
For security we are using a Checkpoint firewall on the perimeter.
Now to improve security, we are thinking of going for internal firewall
I plan to subnet the network into different projects.
My requirements for the internal firewall is that different project
teams should not access each other network. Also there will be a subnet
where common servers will be located and this should be accessible.
(VPNs for the client networks are handled by checkpoint)
My boss says a L3 switch with ACL should be sufficient for the internal
firewall whereas I feel we should go for a Netscreen / Cisco PIX as the
Can I get the views of the people here as to the advantages or
disadvantages of these 2 options.
If there is any other suitable option that I am missing pls give that
Thnx in advance.
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