On Check Point’s page today there was an announcement that NSS had completed an evaluation and certification of R75 as the first true Next Generation Firewall (NGFW). Apparently there is a group test that was completed, and so far only Check Point has released its results. While I would love to provide the download here, you will need to do a quick registration on Check Point’s site to get the document. Will be interesting to see how the other vendors fared, but word on the street is that Cisco, Fortinet, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, and SonicWall all did pretty poorly. We will see in the next few weeks.
Is NSS now the only 3rd party doing any type of reputable/interesting testing?