Considerations for a self-made enterprise-class firewall
- Cisco ASA
- Juniper SRX
- Sophos XG Firewall
also worth mentioning
- Mikrotik (linux-based, own front-end to Netfilter)
out-of-the-box OSS products
- OPNsense (formerly pfSense)
- pfSense (fbsd-based)
- NVIDIA Cumulus Linux (not much on the firewall front, just its own front-end for Netfilter ACLs)
- VyOS (debian-based, also its own netfilter front-end)
- IPCop Firewall
- ConfigServer Security & Firewall (CSF)
- Endian Firewall Community (EFW)
- ClearOS + Linux Firewall
- LEAF Project
- Linux Netfilter
- Linux eBPF
- FreeBSD IPFW vs. legacy PF - SMP
- OpenBSD PF
- DragonFlyBSD legacy PF
- NetBSD NPF (SMP)
What product can be shipped as dedicated hardware?
What is the alternative?
==> just make sure you got the right NIC!
High Throughput and Offloading Performance
Which ones are DPI-capable?
Open Source NGFW / Top 5 in 2022
Top 10 Open-Source Firewalls
8 Best Open Source Firewall to Protect Your Network
oss low footprint