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Help Net Security: Interview with Bob Toxen

Dec 19, 2002, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"What are your favourite security tools and why?

"IP Chains/IP Tables
This is the 'Killer App' that allowed Linux to be a good Enterprise-class firewall. I find it far easier to configure than Cisco's Pix, cheaper, and more versatile; IP Tables offers all of the features that most organizations need.

"I wrote 60 pages on IP Tables in RWLS 2/e that includes 'Tips and Techniques' for easy rule set creation and debugging, a detailed comparison of IP Tables with IP Chains, and complete IP Tables scripts for SOHO and medium organizations that want a DMZ..."

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