Free for personal use, Sygate Personal Firewall provides best of breed security in a user friendly interface, protecting your PC from hackers, trojans and DoS attacks. New features include full-ICS support, protocol driver level protection, enhanced logging, and more. Sygate Personal Firewall delivers unobtrusive, highly configurable, enforceable rule-based security policy by constantly operating in the background of your PC. Policies regarding applications, trusted IP addresses, ports, protocols and scheduling can be customized to support and secure any network configurations or requirements. Designed with high performance in mind, it delivers top-notch security without sacrificing your computing power.
Whether youre working, banking, gaming or chatting, it protects your computer by actively looking for hostile intruders and Trojan horse applications. If an intrusion attempt occurs, it detects it in real-time and blocks it by default. You are immediately notified and, with your approval, your Internet connection is adjusted to prohibit further attacks. Likewise, if an unauthorized application on your system attempts to access the Internet, Sygate Personal Firewall blocks it by default, advises you of the situation and waits for your approval before proceeding further.
Note that from November 30th, 2005 all Sygate consumer firewall products have been discontinued but this versions is available here for free use.