Firewalls, the basic but not at all exclusive products to make networks having
an external (Internet) connection secure, are software tools operating on dedicated
hardware, implementing the control of communication between different networks.
In addition to communication control, firewalls also provide other services,
such as encryption, the development of virtual private networks (VPN, Virtual
Private Network), user identification and support for content filtering or band
Firewall products within Synergon’s portfolio:
Check Point FireWall
Check Point Software Technologies is the leading manufacturer of IT security
solutions worldwide. It constantly plays a leading role both on the VPN and the
firewall markets. The enterprise networks and the applications running on those,
the access for remote employees, subsidiaries as well as the partner extranet
resources and the business communication managed among them can be made secure
through their wide product range.
The Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and served on the 1 900 person
network of Check Point partners in 86 countries.
The Check Point FireWall-1, the market leading firewall in the world protects
millions of machines and users against the dangers coming through the network
The Check Point FireWall-1 Stateful Packet filter combines the rate of packet
filters with the intelligence of proxies (FTP, SMTP, HTTP, telnet) and creates
a swift, highly secure and ample repository of firewall services for the users.
By means of its open architecture, it is capable of interoperating with products
of several hundreds of other manufacturers (e.g.: routers, switches, virus killers,
intrusion detection and content filtering tools). The system is suitable for the
development of a high availability, load distributed environment.
Check Point’s firewall products can provide the proper choice for companies where
the secure interconnection of sites and the reception of remote colleagues through
VPN links shall be ensured, and where the central security management (user accesses,
central management of firewalls, central logging and reporting) is a requirement.
The system supports several platforms.
Zorp Firewall Professional
BalaBit is a highly recognized player of the Hungarian network protection market.
The Zorp technology represented by them treats the issue of network protection
with a genuine approach.
The technology supplements the duality of package filtering and protocol analyses
with a detailed data analyses. It is capable of interpreting, analysing and modifying
the entire dataflow in the event of the 16 most frequently used protocols by means
of a special procedure.
Each proxy of the system constitutes one inter-connectable module for the firewall
so the technology is suitable for handling embedded protocols (e.g. HTTPS, POP3S)
and provides security for the more and more popular e-business applications, too.
Several sensitive points of the Hungarian government’s information technology
system are protected by a Zorp firewall at present. BalaBit can proudly list several
banks, companies dealing with electronic media, doing business in the energy sector,
several national museums and national large enterprises among its customers.
A Zorp firewall could be the proper choice for companies whose security expectations
are not satisfied by the security options provided by the package filtering firewalls,
but the inspection and filtering of the passing traffic is also a requirement.
Due to its modular structure, the Zorp firewall is capable of serving both the
small company networks and the large enterprise systems managing large data traffic.