Published on July 11, 2010
SOFTWARE VS HARDWARE FIREWALL : SOFTWARE VS HARDWARE FIREWALL Presented By :- Sumit khune Presentation OfSOFTWARE VS HARDWARE FIREWALL : Presentation OfSOFTWARE VS HARDWARE FIREWALL Table of Contents : Table of Contents What is firewall? Why need a firewall? Software vs. hardware firewall… Advantages Disadvantages Popular consumers what is firewall? : what is firewall? A firewall is a protective system that lies, in essence, between your computer network and the Internet. When used correctly, a firewall prevents unauthorized people from accessing your network. what is firewall? : what is firewall? Firewalls can be either hardware or software. The ideal firewall configuration includes both types. why need a firewall? : why need a firewall? Some people try to get real work done over the Internet, and others have sensitive or proprietary data they must protect. Usually, a firewall's purpose is to keep the jerks out of your network while still letting you get your job done. why need a firewall? : why need a firewall? INTERNET Protected Network Firewall WHO ? WHEN ? WHAT ? HOW ? software vs. hardware firewall.. : software vs. hardware firewall.. Software firewall :- software vs. hardware firewall.. : software vs. hardware firewall.. Hardware firewall :- Advantages… : Advantages… Advantages to a software firewall :- Less cost , even for top rated software's Easy to configure than hardware router Flexible You can take it with you Advantages… : Advantages… Advantages to a hardware firewall :- Can protect entire network Don’t affect system performance More efficient Wont disable by malicious software disadvantages… : disadvantages… Disadvantages to a software firewall :- Uses more system resources Must purchase separate copy for each computer in network Can’t configure to mask IP address disadvantages… : disadvantages… Disadvantages to a hardware firewall :- Routers can be expensive Difficult to configure Treat local network as safe, which can hazard malware Popular consumers : Popular consumers Routers with default IP address :- 3Com - 192.168.1.1 Apple - 10.0.1.1 Microsoft - 192.168.2.1 Dell - 192.168.1.1 Buffalo - 192.168.11.1 popular firewall software's:- McAfee Personal Firewall Plus Symantic Norton Personal Firewall Black ICE PC Protection Zone Alarm Pro Thank you………………. : Thank you……………….