OPNsense 15.7 'Brave Badger' is Released, The Next Step in Open Source Security

Jul 03, 2015, 11:27 ET from Deciso B.V.

MIDDELHARNIS, Netherlands, July 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

OPNsense combines the best of open source and proprietary firewalls. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with the benefits of open and verifiable sources. Deciso announces that version 15.7 is right on schedule and achieves all goals set in its roadmap. This accomplishment gives users, developers and commercial partners the predictability and stability they require.

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The feature set of OPNsense has been extended and improved with high-end features such as forward caching proxy, traffic shaping, intrusion detection and easy OpenVPN client setup. The latest release is based upon FreeBSD 10.1 for long-term support and uses the newly developed MVC-framework.

OPNsense's focus on security has led to enhancements including a LibreSSL flavor and a custom version based on HardenedBSD. The robust and reliable update mechanism gives OPNsense the ability to provide important security updates in a timely fashion.

The OPNsense core team wants to thank everyone involved in making the project a success. With thousands of installations already in the field and a very active forum the community project is thriving.

"Now that 'Brave Badger' is released, OPNsense is ready for production environments," says Jos Schellevis, Deciso's CTO. "I am very proud of the whole OPNsense team for this achievement."

Deciso is the company that founded the OPNsense project and offers turnkey solutions as well as commercial support and oem services.

About Deciso  

Deciso B.V. is a global manufacturer of networking equipment. The company designs and produces complete products for integrators, oems and resellers. Deciso believes in the power of open source and actively contributes to the open source community. The company is founded in 2000 and is located in the Netherlands.

More information:

OPNsense: https://www.opnsense.org

Deciso B.V. : http://www.deciso.com

SOURCE Deciso B.V.