Although each firewall product can protect your computer and perhaps your home network, each has special functions that you might find more useful. Table 11.4 shows a brief description of the pros and cons of each program that was discussed in detail, and a basic conclusion about how each program performs.
|BlackICE Defender 2.5||Easy setup and installation
Visible and audible alert function
Added port filtering capability
Trace attacker IP address
Easy to understandLot of information available about attacks
|No remote management
No capability to set up an internal protected network
False positive alerts
No password protection
Additional programs needed to ...