Cisco Secure Firewall (formerly Firepower NGFW) || My review on Cisco's best product.
October 08, 2021

Cisco Secure Firewall (formerly Firepower NGFW) || My review on Cisco's best product.

Basant Gupta | 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 can protect your organization from any cyber attack. It provides your bundle of security features like advanced malware protection, advanced Intrusion Prevention Systems, URL filtering, etc. It can give you more visibility and more control over user incoming and outgoing traffic. It can stop any malware and spam in your infrastructure. We are using this in my organization and it is very useful and advanced which provides good security for your infrastructure.
  • URL filtering
  • Sandbox
  • Advanced malware protection
  • IDS/IPS
  • SSL remote VPN
  • IPSEC site to site VPN
  • Web VPN
  • ACL
  • NAT
  • QOS
  • Cisco AnyConnect
  • Reporting
  • Monitoring
  • High Availability
  • ASDM is slow
  • Easy to deploy
  • Easy to configure and manage
  • Supportive customer care support
  • Lots of documentation available
Cisco ASA is a good product but some features are missing. Cisco Secure [Firewall] gives you all the advanced features to deep scan and advanced level protection for your organization. Sandbox, malware protection, anti-spam are very advanced and prevent any type of cyber attack on your organization.

Do you think Cisco Secure Firewall delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Cisco Secure Firewall's feature set?

Yes

Did Cisco Secure Firewall live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Cisco Secure Firewall go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Cisco Secure Firewall again?

Yes

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Cisco Secure Firewall is necessary for every organization. If you have critical client data and need good protection for data then Cisco Secure Firewall is a good product for you. Sandbox is one of the best tools for deep packet scan. It will provide you [with] multi-layer security. Advanced malware protection will scan every incoming and outgoing packet and remove the malware.

Cisco Secure Firewall Feature Ratings

Identification Technologies
9
Visualization Tools
9
Content Inspection
10
Policy-based Controls
10
Active Directory and LDAP
8
Firewall Management Console
8
Reporting and Logging
10
VPN
10
High Availability
10
Stateful Inspection
10
Proxy Server
9