BitUbique: Installing and Configuring FireHOL
Sep 19, 2006, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Xiao Feng)
"Having firewall is one of the steps you can take to make sure
that you machine is a little bit secure. This is achieved by
opening access only to application or ports that you explicitly
allow, and blocking the rest. This for me is a good practice,
although some people might argue otherwise.
"For my Linux machines, I prefer to use FireHOL. FireHOL is not
a firewall on its own, but a shell wrapper for Linux iptables
firewall. It allows you to configure iptables rules in a
descriptive, easy to understand language..."