April 29, 2005

Firewall: Stateful Packet Inspection

Anonymous Reader writes "For many overburdened system administrators tasked with the duty of securing their network, the extent of their knowledge of how a firewall works is that it âkeeps the bad guys out.â IT examiners, however, are no longer satisfied with financial institutions simply having a firewall in place to reactively block potential attacks. Auditors now want to know what classification of firewall you have, and the characteristics of how it does its job."

Link: ebcvg.com


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