Sidewinder is a firewall and access control security platform for the enterprise. Enabling the implementation of safe, secure extranets for e-business. Sidewinder when configured in its operational environment delivers strong security while maintaining performance and scalability. It provides access control of communication and information flow between two or more networks using application-level proxy and packet filtering technology.
Sidewinder is a network security gateway that allows an organisation to connect to the Internet while protecting the systems on its internal network from unauthorised users and network attackers. Sidewinder is aware of application-specific protocols and can filter data based on content. It also has packet filter capability to restrict traffic based upon source and destination.