Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)
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NSS Labs’ 2018 Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Group Test evaluated ten market-leading NGFW products on security effectiveness and total cost of ownership (TCO). Seven products achieved a Recommended rating; one product received a Security Recommended rating; and four products received a Caution rating.

The following products were evaluated during the 2018 NGFW Group Test:

  • Barracuda Networks CloudGen Firewall F800.CCE v7.2.0
  • Check Point 15600 Next Generation Threat Prevention (NGTP) Appliance vR80.20
  • Cisco Firepower 4120 Security Appliance v6.2.2
  • Forcepoint NGFW 2105 Appliance v6.3.3 build 19153 (Update Package: 1056)
  • Fortinet FortiGate 500E V5.6.3GA build 7858
  • Palo Alto Networks PA-5220 PAN-OS 8.1.1
  • SonicWall NSa 2650 SonicOS Enhanced 6.5.0.10-73n
  • Sophos XG Firewall 750 SFO v17 MR7
  • Versa Networks FlexVNF 16.1R1-S6
  • WatchGuard M670 v12.0.1.B562953

To see how the products performed with regard to Security Effectiveness and TCO per Protected Agent, download a free copy of the NGFW SVM by submitting the form.