Assume you are a security professional for an educational institution with 10 servers. Researchers on campus push a lot of traffic over the network, which slows performance at times. You also have a limited budget. You are evaluating both stand-alone and embedded firewalls in preparation of a purchase. A stand-alone firewall filters traffic before it reaches your servers, while an embedded firewall would be implemented on each server.
Answer the following question(s):
Which type of firewall would you choose? Why?