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Two Options for Mitigating Your Faulty Cisco ASA Resistor

Option 1: Contact Cisco for a Replacement

If your unit was manufactured between 05-18-2017 and 08-25-2017 and is one of these models: 

  • ASA5508-FTD-K9
  • ASA5508-K9
  • ASA5508-K8
  • ASA5516-FPWR-K9
  • ASA5516-FTD-K9
  • ASA5516-FPWR-K8

You should request a swap for the afftected product with the order form given in the Upgrade Program segment of this field notice.

For a more detailed explanation of the faulty issue, read our in depth article here.

Option 2: An Alternative Solution--Fortinet Network Firewalls

Next-generation firewalls (NGFW) filter network traffic to protect an organization from external threats.

Fortinet competes for the industry-leading spot in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls. Read the article here.

Their next-generation firewalls feature VPN support, Network monitoring, packet filtering, and IP mapping.

Option 3: Maybe Your Easiest Choice...Reach Out and Let's Tailor Something to Fit Your Exact Needs--Fast