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Firewall standards

What are the standards for firewalls? What are the competing products of firewalls?

The best known of any standards for is the certification program run by . On their Web site you can find the Firewall Certification Criteria. Another used is the . This criteria is used for all security products, not just firewalls. It is a culmination of many years of effort to harmonize the evaluation criteria of the U.S. with that of the UK, Canada, Germany and many other countries. As for competing , I'm assuming you are looking for a list of firewall vendors. At the risk of leaving out some firewall vendors, a list is below (in no particular order): BorderWare Technologies Check Point Software Technologies, Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Signal 9 Solutions CyberGuard Corporation Lucent Technologies SLM (Milkyway) Networks Corporation The Knowledge Group 3Com Corporation Linux Security Network-1 Security Solutions Computer Associates International Network Associates Allied Telesyn International NetScreen Technologies CoBalt Networks, Inc. Secure Computing SonicWALL, Inc. GenNet
This was last published in October 2001

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