Regardless of the type and size of an organisation, most organisations need a firewall that can improve security and connectivity, stop sophisticated cyberthreats and meet performance demands. Selecting the right firewall is thus extremely important. Research commercial firewall products using online brochures, industry white papers, manufacturers’ websites, industry reports, reputed technology blogs, magazines and other relevant sources. Select and recommend top five firewall products for each of the following: large, medium and small enterprises. Write a report presenting your recommendations. Your report should include the following:
– Executive summary
– Criteria for selecting firewalls, including justification
– Detailed comparison of firewall products based on the chosen criteria
– Future trends in enterprise firewalls
– Conclusion and recommendations
1. Write minimum 2000 words for this report. Although there is no rigid maximum word limit, around 2500 words maximum will be appropriate.
2. You should provide credible references according to the Faculty guidelines. At least ten (10) high quality references are expected (At least 10, excluding your textbook, readings or other resources available in the study modules).