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Unified Threat Management
Using pfSense


A Unified Threat Management (UTM) Appliance for the purpose of this project is a network device that provides the following functions:

  • Firewall.
  • Traffic Management.
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN).
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS).
  • Web Caching and Content filtering.
  • Anti Virus.
  • Anti-malware filtering.
  • Spam filtering.
  • SSL and SSH Inspection.


Some basic computer and network skills will be required to complete this project for example:

  • Downloading software (ISO images).
  • Burning an ISO image to a CD.
  • Hardware assembly.
  • Software (pfSense) installation.