Top 15 netfilter Alternative and Similar Softwares | Dec 2017

Netfilter software comprises iptables, ipset, conntrack-tools, libnetfilter and more. It is the core of Linux firewalls and NAT. It consists of a set of hooks inside the Linux kernel and a number of utilities to manage callback functions.

1. ConfigServer Firewall

ConfigServer Firewall This suite of scripts provides:Straight-forward SPI iptables firewall scriptDaemon process that checks for login authentication failures for:Courier imap, Dovecot, uw-imap, KerioopenSSHcPanel, WHM, Webmail (cPanel servers only)Pure-ftpd, vsftpd, ProftpdPassword protected web pages (htpasswd)Mod_security failures (v1 and v2)Suhosin failuresExim SMTP AUTHCustom login failures with separate log file and regular expression matchingPOP3/IMAP......

2. iptablesbuild

iptablesbuild iptablesbuild is effectively a configuration manager for iptables. It is intended to manage iptables configurations in a centralized location for multiple systems.......

3. WaterRoof

WaterRoof IPFW Firewall Frontend * uses Mac OS X built-in IPFW firewall. No kernel modules, no extensions, no pain. WaterRoof is free and open-source * the most advanced Mac OS X free graphic frontend for ipfw now features a new, clean interface. WaterRoof lets you create, modify, delete, move......

4. Advanced Policy Firewall

Advanced Policy Firewall Advanced Policy Firewall (APF) is an iptables(netfilter) based firewall system designed around the essential needs of today’s Linux servers. The configuration is designed to be very informative and easy to follow. The management on a day-to-day basis is conducted from the command line with the ‘apf’ command, which includes detailed......

5. NoobProof

NoobProof NoobProof is a firewall configuration tool for Mac OS X .NoobProof has a list of services. Each service can be allowed or blocked. You can also selectively allow or block specified hosts or subnets. You can add or remove services from the list, and you can create new services.Very easy,......

6. IPQ BDB

IPQ BDB IPQ BDB filtering is done by a user space netfilter daemon that issues verdicts after looking up the IP address in a Berkeley DB. The fuzzy blocking model, freely inspired by STOCKADE, is designed to block non-distributed dictionary attacks and mitigate spam.......

7. HeatShield

HeatShield HeatShield is a network firewall management service for Linux servers. A firewall configured by HeatShield prevents unauthorized access to services running on your servers, such as SSH and MySQL. Using HeatShield, you can easily restrict access to these services so that only IP addresses you trust are allowed to communicate......

8. Firelet

Firelet Firelet is a centralized firewall management tool for small and medium scale environments. It supports Linux-based firewall nodes.......

9. Kerio Control

Kerio Control Protect your network from viruses, malware and malicious activity with Kerio Control, the easy-to-administer yet powerful all-in-one security solution.Kerio Control brings together multiple capabilities -- including a network firewall and router, intrusion detection and prevention (IPS), gateway anti-virus, VPN and content filtering. These comprehensive capabilities and unmatched deployment flexibility make......

10. FireEye

FireEye The leader in stopping advanced targeted attacks that bypass existing defenses, such as traditional and next generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways.FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention keeps users safe from mobile threats.Unlike traditional antivirus programs that rely on signature matching, the FireEye Mobile Threat Prevention analyzes mobile apps to uncover the......

11. Online Armor

Online Armor Online Armor is a security system that protects your computer against spyware, malware, Trojans and phishing attacks.The first time you initiate the program, you are required to set up its configuration. You can enable Online Armor to automatically trust everything found by the wizard on your computer (so, you do......

12. PC Tools Firewall Plus

PC Tools Firewall Plus PC Tools Firewall Plus is a powerful free personal firewall for Windows® that protects your computer by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through the Internet or a network. By monitoring applications that connect to the network Firewall Plus can stop Trojans, backdoors, keyloggers and other malware......

13. Codinn SSH Proxy

Codinn SSH Proxy SSH Proxy can help you turn any remote SSH server into a SOCKS v5 proxy, intuitive and easy to use.SSH Proxy is able to remember the SSH login password & private key passphrase and save it to OS X's keychain. Furthermore, SSH Proxy is designed to automatically reconnect when your......

14. AVG Internet Security

AVG Internet Security Comprehensive real-time protection against viruses, spyware, identity theft, poisoned web pages, and all types of malware that can threaten your valuable personal information.......

15. VIPRE Internet Security

VIPRE Internet Security VIPRE Internet Security 2012 includes all the security features of VIPRE Antivirus, plus a firewall to protect against inbound and outbound Internet threats, an anti-spam filter to protect against spam and phishing emails and a bad website blocker to block malicious websites before you can access them.......