Week 6 Presentation – Tool Comparison

At this point, you have been introduced to various security tools (Network Discovery, Network Scanning, DLP, Firewalls, and HIDS).  You are to take one of the five identified categories of tools and identify two specific products from different vendors.  Based on two products, please research the differences and similarities between the two products.  You should also evaluate the implementation issues you may face with each product.  Based on your research, please create a PowerPoint or a similar presentation to explain your research and your findings of the tools.  The presentation should be comparative in nature as to highlight the similarities between the two products you researched.

The presentation must contain the following:

  • Product Background
  • Pros and Cons of each product
  • Side by Side comparison
  • Recommendation

PowerPoint Requirements

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Ratio of words to background (Essentially, not too many words on a slide.  Highlight the essentials)
  3. Graphics – Charts, Graphs, Illustrations, etc.
  4. Other – media – Audio, Video, etc.
  5. Safe – Assignment comparison will be done