Media praise for Linux Firewalls
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"This most excellent book takes on a highly applied approach. In other words, after reading this book, you will be armed with a strong working knowledge of how network attacks are detected and dealth with via iptables."
-- , Amazon.com
"Right from the start, the book presented valuable information and pulled me in. The chapters about iptables packet filtering are crucial for any reader new to networking or firewall administration. Experienced users might pick up a tip or two, as well. Linux Firewalls contained a wealth of knowledge about packet structure in addition to a solid explanation of iptables usage. I was rather impressed by the variety of information presented in the early chapters. The book of course detailed the syntax and logistics of iptables, but also provided detailed examples of attacks at the network, transport, and application layers...All together, Linux Firewalls was an impressive read."
-- , Slashdot.org
"What really makes this book different from the others I've seen over the years is that the author approaches the subject in a layered method while exposing potential vulnerabilities at each step. (Thank you so VERY much) So for those that are new to the security game, the book also takes a stab at teaching the basics of network security while teaching you the tools to build a modern firewall."
-- , Geeks in Paradise, InfoWorld
"Do you have any familiarity with TCP/IP networking concepts and Linux system administration? If you do, then this book is for you. Author Michael Rash, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that concentrates on network attacks--detecting them and responding to them."
-- , Amazon.com
"Linux Firewalls is a great resource. It provided insight and helpful information into additional tools to get the most out of iptables and to add in additional functionality."