Building Linux and OpenBSD Firewalls (Mixed media product)
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Short Description for Building Linux and OpenBSD Firewalls This text provides networking, Web, IT and security professionals with simple, secure, and inexpensive ways to build a firewall using Linux. After an overview of basic networking security issues, it examines the critical information needed to make decisions and implement configurations.
- Published: 06 March 2000
- Format: Mixed media product 384 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780471353669 ISBN 10: 0471353663
Full description for Building Linux and OpenBSD Firewalls
A step-by-step guide to bulding a commercial-grade firewall with open source software Building Linux and OpenBSD Firewalls Its now more important than ever before to protect your data and computers from people trying to hack into your network. Without the proper security, the wrong person can gain access to your system and read critical documents, change data, delete items, and much worse. With this book, you'll quickly learn how to protect your network from such attacks as you build a Linux or OpenBSD firewall. From determining how much security you'll need to configuring the firewall and monitoring your system, authors Tom Yates and Wes Sonnenreich clearly guide you through all the necessary steps to improve your security. They show you how to: Build Linux and OpenBSD firewalls that meet your security needs Choose the appropriate hardware for each operating system and put the machine together Configure a firewall that allows network services such as email, newsgroups, and Internet and intranet access Monitor and update your system to close any holes in security Detect intruders and restore your network security The companion Web site at www wiley.com/compbooks/sonnenreich features: Updates for the most recent releases of OpenBSD and Red Hat Useful scripts and tools Sample firewall configurations Additional online resources