Are firewalls expendable?
The firewall's fate is up for debate.
For more than a decade, firewalls have stood guard at the perimeter of corporate networks to defend against the Internet's perils. But a growing number of security managers, united under the banner of the Jericho Forum, want to retire this stalwart because they say it hinders e-commerce.
By Ellen Messmer at Network World.
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