Firewalls

Firewalls (3)

A firewall is a software or hardware-based network security system that controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on applied rule set. A firewall establishes a barrier between a trusted, secure internal network and another network (e.g., the Internet) that is not assumed to be secure and trusted.

Sunday, 16 August 2015 11:06 Written by in Firewalls

ModSecurity is a web application firewall engine that provides very little protection on its own. In order to become useful, ModSecurity must be configured with rules.

Sunday, 28 June 2015 20:50 Written by in Firewalls

iptables is the userspace command line program used to configure the Linux 2.4.x and later packet filtering ruleset. It is targeted towards system administrators.   Since Network Address Translation is also configured from the packet filter ruleset, iptables is used for this, too.   The iptables package also includes ip6tables. ip6tables is used for configuring the IPv6 packet filter.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 14:25 Written by in Firewalls

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