My review on advanced firewall || Cisco Secure Firewall (formerly Firepower NGFW)
September 24, 2021

My review on advanced firewall || Cisco Secure Firewall (formerly Firepower NGFW)

Ankit Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source

Software Version

Firepower 1010

Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Secure Firewall

Cisco Secure Firewall is a next-generation firewall that provides all the advanced features like advanced malware protection, application control, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, and advanced malware protection, etc. I [have been] handling it for the last 2 years and we are using all the advanced features in our organization's security to prevent any type of threats and malware attacks. This firewall is fully capable [to] stop ransomware attacks.
  • URL filtering
  • Sandbox
  • Advanced malware protection
  • Network access control
  • Network analysis
  • Traffic motoring
  • Application control
  • Content filtering
  • ACL
  • NAT
  • QOS
  • IPS
  • Anti-spam
  • Anti-virus
  • ASDM is little bit complicated
  • Easy to manage
  • Good technical support
  • Very fast deploy the policy
  • Helpful documentation available
  • Training sessions are available on website
  • Wide Cisco community for any help
  • Cisco ASA
My organization was using the Cisco ASA, but some security was missing so we installed the Cisco Secure Firewall. We never faced any issue [or] big downtime during installation. This is very easy to configure and manage [the] firewall and [it] provides all the advanced features for advanced security.

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Cisco 3504 WLAN Controller, Cisco 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers (ASR 1000)
Cisco Secure Firewall is well suited for every organization because cyber attacks and threats are increasing day by day and everyone needs a very secure firewall [that] provides all the advanced features. This firewall is fully capable and can [easily] stop any cyber attack. Advanced malware protection and sandbox are very good and capable [to] stop and scan any latest malware and virus.

Cisco Secure Firewall Feature Ratings

Identification Technologies
Visualization Tools
Content Inspection
Policy-based Controls
Active Directory and LDAP
Firewall Management Console
Reporting and Logging
High Availability
Stateful Inspection
Proxy Server