> Hello.. I am new to this list. Could someone please tell me the benefits
> of Checkpoint Firewalls?
Advantage: Primarily a filtering router with stateful inspection.
Disadvatage: Primarily a filtering router with stateful inspection.
Filtering provides a nice benefit of speed and flexibility. Nice
But sometimes a service should not be allowed through directly--mail for
This is where proxies are important.
Firewall v3.0 is coming out with more proxy support, and from my
they're doing it the right way instead of just employing a proxy for
authentication only. An all filtering solution like FW-1 started out as is
not the right answer and won't meet everyone's needs. An all proxy solution
like TIS Gauntlet started out as is not the right answer either. Both
are moving toward stable Hybrid solutions. This, in my view, is how a
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