From my own experience,I can recommend Kerio Personal Firewall - reliable and puts you in control (you can control how programs connect to the net,control application behaviour etc).Not exactly lightweight,but certainly not a resource hog.
Post subject: Security Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:56 am
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Running a firewall right on your machine is like making soldiers ride in a pinto with body armor rather than giving them a tank. If an exploit is found in the TCP/IP stack, your software firewall wont save you