[Dshield] Firewall Poll...
Jim.Tagart at bellcold.com
Wed Mar 27 23:35:11 GMT 2002
It might be interesting and useful to run a poll and see what firewalls the
Dshield list members are running, what version, what hardware and if
business or personal. Maybe run a new poll every 6 months or once a year to
Being a Raptor/ SEF fan, I'd look into that before making any descisions.
A bullet-proof firewall server appliance also appeals to me.
There are several top-notch firewalls out there now, and I totally agree
with the comment about Microsoft and security below.
KM>But that's in part because I am generally disdainful of Microsoft
software, especially when advertised for
"security" purposes, and because some of their claims are of
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelly Martin [SMTP:kellym at fb00.fb.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 2:43 PM
> To: 'list at dshield.org'
> Subject: RE: Re: [Dshield] (no subject)
> I merely offer a datapoint. Readers are free to draw their own
> I am also skeptical about the merits of the software after reading
> Microsoft's promotional literature. But that's in part because I am
> generally disdainful of Microsoft software, especially when advertised for
> "security" purposes, and because some of their claims are of questionable
> veracity. It's almost as they were ignorant of the capabilities of a
> PIX Firewall, which is really inexcusable for anyone marketing a security
> product. And I definitely flinch at the price tag, which makes PIXen look
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stephane Grobety [SMTP:security at admin.fulgan.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 4:24 PM
> > To: Kelly Martin
> > Subject: Re: [Dshield] (no subject)
> > KM> Some of our affiliates are using ISA Server; they seem to have the
> > largest
> > KM> number of problems accessing resources on our network, problems
> > have
> > KM> generally been traced to interference by ISA Server. I am, frankly,
> > KM> skeptical about the merits of this product.
> > Given the complexity of installing and configuring a security/proxy
> > system, I would say that one exemple is far from being enough to
> > judge, in particular if you have no direct experience yourself...
> > After all, even setting up SQUID could result in a malfunctioning
> > communication...
> > Good luck,
> > Stephane
> > --
> > Best regards,
> > Stephane mailto:security at admin.fulgan.com
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