I don't need no stinking firewall!

juttazalud ju at netzwerklabor.at
Wed Jan 6 07:25:03 CST 2010


am Mittwoch, 06. Jänner 2010 um 13:43 schrieb Roland Dobbins:

> On Jan 6, 2010, at 5:38 PM, William Waites wrote:

>> A properly configured firewall will prevent latter.

> So will stateless ACLs, running in hardware capable of handling mpps.

How do you define "firewall"?

I remember something like "a security concept, comprising a device or
set of devices designed to prevent unauthorized access to a computer
system or network". ACLs would then just be part of the firewall
concept.

cheers,
jutta





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