Design the best security topology for your firewall

    Date12 Mar 2002
    CategoryFirewalls
    4999
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    At its most basic level, a firewall is some sort of hardware or software that filters traffic between your company's network and the Internet. With the large number of hackers roaming the Internet today and the ease of downloading hacking tools, . . . At its most basic level, a firewall is some sort of hardware or software that filters traffic between your company's network and the Internet. With the large number of hackers roaming the Internet today and the ease of downloading hacking tools, every network should have a security policy that includes a firewall design.

    If your manager is pressuring you to make sure that you have a strong firewall in place and to generally beef up network security, what is your next move? Your strategy should be twofold:

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