Playing with firewalls
Keeping intruders behind the network gates has become the No. 1 priority of information security teams. Firewalls, either hardware, software or a combination of the two, are one tool that offers a first line of defence against unwelcome knocks at the network door. A firewall examines incoming traffic and decides whether or not to let it pass onto the network.
By Lynn Greiner at IT Business.
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- Review: Personal Firewalls for Administrators and Remote Users (13 March 2003)
- Review: Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker 2/e (30 January 2003)