"SuSE Linux has released a "Firewall on a CD", a format that is
more secure and easier to install and maintain. The "SuSE Linux
Firewall on CD," due to be presented at LinuxTage Expo in Stuttgart
this week, offers companies linked to the internet efficient
protection for their mission-critical data and for their IT
"The SuSE Linux Firewall was designed as an application level
gateway and combines the high security standards of a hardware
solution with the flexibility of a software firewall. As the
central component of an intelligent overall IT security policy, the
SuSE Linux Firewall on CD checks, monitors, analyses, and logs
ongoing data transfer, thereby providing a maximum level of
"A special characteristic of the SuSE Linux Firewall is the
so-called live system, which enables the operating system to be
booted directly from CD-ROM (read-only) instead of being installed
on the hard disk."
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