Cisco PIX Security Appliance provides stateful firewall protection at smaller Internet gateways.

Cisco IT uses the Cisco PIX Security Appliance for stateful firewall protection at smaller Internet gateways. By carefully planning and managing a set of access control lists (ACLs) and port inspection rules, Cisco IT maintains a high level of security from this PIX appliance which stands only two to three rack units high.

This security case study contains:

  • A description of where and how Cisco IT has deployed the PIX
  • Cisco IT process for installing and configuring the PIX
  • Lessons learned and business benefits from deploying PIX in a variety of environments

Read the PIX Firewall in Enterprise Network Case Study