Are firewalls expendable?

Monday, 4 July 2005, 12:54 PM EST

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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