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 Host-Based Firewalls Implemented With Linux iptabl

Informit brings us: Securing Linux Systems With Host-Based Firewalls Implemented With Linux iptables.

"Host-based firewalls offer improved protection against the previously mentioned threats, and software is widely available for many systems. Linux systems support a kernel-based packet filter that is a suitable tool for constructing host-based firewalls. However, constructing a good set of rules that adequately protects a host is not trivial."

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Feb 10, 2004 )

  


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