Firewalls?

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by nixie21, Jan 5, 2005.

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  1. nixie21

    nixie21 Registered Member

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    I have a laptop that is a little older and want to conserve resources, right now I use zonealarm pro, is there another GOOD SAFE firewall that uses much less resources? I guess the real questions is:

    What is the lowest resource useing safe firewall??

    To even expand on my question, I use sygate pro, for my main computer, Not thinking of resouces or money, what is the BEST firewall to protect this computer.......
    Thanks
     
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    Lightest on resources would be x-Wall or Look n Stop. Most effective outbound filtering would generally be Look n Stop or Outpost. I've got quite a bit of respect for Sygate, however. People have been having good luck with Jetico in both areas, but it's still beta software from what I understand, so you're more likely to run into problems.
     
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    LnS seems to be recommended by a lot of people for low resouces and safety, inbound and outbound, looks like i will give it a try.....thanks
     
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    How does OUTPOST stack up with LnS and Zone Alarm?

    I am thinking of going with there christmas package but cant find any reviews on it?
     
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    Outpost has very good outbound protection, also includes content filtering and all that stuff, but is heavier on resources. If my choices were limited to OP and ZA, I would choose OP without a second thought.
     
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    My choices arent limited to those I am open to anything. I am looking for something good but that doesnt chew up alot of resources
     
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