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Firewalls: Are We Asking Too Much?
Another magazine cover story on firewalls? Aren’t they old news by now? In Internet time, don’t they fall into the category of "old, stable technology?" It’s true that Internet firewalls have been around a long time, particularly...
Part 2: Firewall “Gotchas”
1. Add other services because users say they "need" them. There should always be a clear business requirement for any new Internet service. Learn to separate "needs" from "wants." Even a seemingly benign service increases...