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    PDF | With always-on connections such as cable modems and DSL lines, Internet users need to be increasingly vigilant of security issues, as network traffic. A Simple Guide to Firewalls. Loss of irreplaceable data is a very real threat for any business owner whose network connects to the outside world. Remote access. A firewall constructs a barrier between your computer and the Internet in an effort to safeguard your computer and the information in it. When you start looking to.

    By Brian Komar, Ronald Beekelaar, Joern Wettern A firewall constructs a barrier between your computer and the Internet in an effort to safeguard your computer and the information in it. When you start looking to download the software or hardware that can guard your system, a checklist of questions to find answers to is a useful tool. Because a firewall protects from potential dangers on the Internet, you need to know a little about the ports, protocols, and IP addresses used to connect to it. And, you need to stay on top of current threats, which a variety of Web sites can help with. Is the firewall easy to configure? Does it support a DMZ? Are there remote management options? Does it support VPN? Does it match the current expertise of your firewall administrators? Does it support new protocols and plug-ins?

    Types of Chains iptables uses three different chains: input, forward, and output. Input — This chain is used to control the behavior for incoming connections. Think of a router — data is always being sent to it but rarely actually destined for the router itself; the data is just forwarded to its target. As you can see, the input chain has processed 11GB of packets and the output chain has processed 17GB.

    The forward chain, on the other hand, has not needed to process a single packet. Output — This chain is used for outgoing connections.

    Introduction to Firewall

    For example, if you try to ping howtogeek. The caveat Even though pinging an external host seems like something that would only need to traverse the output chain, keep in mind that to return the data, the input chain will be used as well.

    When using iptables to lock down your system, remember that a lot of protocols will require two-way communication, so both the input and output chains will need to be configured properly.

    SSH is a common protocol that people forget to allow on both chains. The following tables give you the facts on IP protocols, ports, and address ranges.

    Introduction to Firewall

    Cheat Sheet. Firewalls For Dummies Cheat Sheet. The following list poses questions to address before you download: Is the firewall ICSA-certified? Does it support NAT? Is the firewall easy to configure?

    Does it support a DMZ? Are there remote management options?

    Does it support VPN? Does it match the current expertise of your firewall administrators?

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    Does it support new protocols and plug-ins? Which OS platform and what hardware does it require? Does it have adequate logging options? What are the licensing options and costs? Are real-time monitoring options available? Does it support application-level rules?

    To maintain your security and your firewall, you have to stay vigilant. The following tables give you the facts on IP protocols, ports, and address ranges.

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