Chapter 2. Product History

This chapter covers the following topics:

Cisco Systems has integrated security solutions and products to enable organizations to protect their voice and data assets. Cisco offers a range of security products, including the following:

  • Firewalls

  • Network intrusion detection and protection devices

  • VPN devices

This chapter covers the Cisco ASA product history and describes how this product puts all of these offerings into a single-box solution.

Cisco Firewall Products

Traditionally, Cisco has provided robust network security through the use of firewalls, which create a strong defense for fast-changing network deployments. ...

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