Why your personal firewall could be obsolete

Monday, 3 May 2004, 3:26 AM EST

With Microsoft in the early stages of morphing Windows XP's built-in personal firewall from a toy into a more serious security technology, now's also a good time for the remaining independent personal firewall vendors like Zone Labs to be thinking about long term survival strategies. For the cottage industry of personal firewalls that includes giants like Symantec and McAfee (a division of Network Associates) and smaller players like Zone Labs, Sygate, Internet Security Systems (makers of BlackICE), and Panda Software, this was an inevitable turn of events.

They say history repeats itself.

By David Berlind at ZDNet.

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