Sophos offering free Unified Threat Management for Home Use
So for those of us who tinker with stuff at home and wonder how to lock it all down without spending months faffing with iptables and learning dansguardian etc.. It looks like Sophos/Astaro have gifted us proper multi layer firewall and filtering service for home use:
Posting in Chat, becasue the other places are more about work time matters...
Sophos UTM Home Edition - Sophos products - Sophos
What can Sophos UTM do for my Home Network?
Many things! Sophos UTM is great for providing many network tasks you might be trying to do manually, with different products, or didn’t even know were possible.
Increase your Internet Bandwidth - You can make easy use of multiple Internet connections at the same time, giving your home more bandwidth.
Protect your Kids Web Surfing Habits - Use Web Filtering to stop sites from infecting you with viruses and spyware, keep your kids from surfing to bad sites, and get full reporting on the activity in your home.
Solve your Spam Mail Problems - Use Mail Filtering to clean up your inbox and reduce the amount of spam you have to sift through using any POP3 or SMTP setup.
Access your Home Network from Anywhere - Dial in using Roadwarrior VPN access to securely use Remote Desktop, transfer files, and even print, from anywhere in the world, even from your iPhone.
Connect to Work or Friends - Create a permanent tunnel to other Unified devices, linking you with a friends network, or having the perfect encrypted link to your office Astaro to work from home!
Stop Viruses in Web and Email - Dual Scanning Engines stop viruses in file downloads, email attachments, and embedded in web sites. Sophos catches them at the gateway, before they can get in to assault your computers.