Re: Firewalls and Security

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by Dean Palladino, Aug 15, 2003.


  1. > You need to change this to "A firewall is a device/application that
    > filters ALL INBOUND and OUTBOUND packets to either allow or deny them
    > based on defined rules. By default ALL inbound and OUTBOUND packets are
    > blocked until rules are created to allow access in one or the other
    > directions."
    >
    > Thx,
    > Mark


    Yes, I wasn't very specific in the answer I gave; I stayed with a
    general definition while telling others to be consistent. Its important
    to specify what a product does or doesn't do, especially in IT.
     
    Dean Palladino, Aug 15, 2003
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