Re: Best Firewall

From: Shadus (
Date: 09/01/05

Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2005 11:09:45 -0500

On 2005-09-01, Volker Birk <> blabbed:
> hplayer03 <> wrote:
>> Just wondering what was the best Free or Purchased Firewall?? ie.
>> ZoneAlarm, Norton, Sygate...
> Those are not firewalls. They're "Personal Firewalls", products
> one doesn't need.

To expand on that (and I agree for the most part) you may wish to look
into a Cisco PIX, SonicWALL, etc... an alternate solution is a dedicated
machine running linux/*nix of some variety setup strictly as a
firewall... although I'm personally a fan of dedicated specialized
equipment when it comes to networking equipment.