There are several different types of firewalls on the market today. Choosing one for your organization can be a daunting task – especially in an industry filled with buzzwords and proprietary trademarks. Let's take a look at the basics of firewall technology and five questions you should ask when choosing a firewall for your organization.
While I can't recommend a specific type of firewall to you without knowing your needs, the process of answering these questions can help you solidify your thoughts and put you in the right direction. With these answers in hand, you should be able to intelligently evaluate the cost/benefit tradeoff for the various products available on the market today. - Mike Chapple