Chapter 5. Hardware Firewalls
This chapter introduces you to a hardware device known as a Broadband EtherFast cable/DSL router. In addition to several other functions, these devices provide the services of a personal hardware firewall. This chapter shows you how to install and configure a personal hardware firewall using the Linksys BEFSR41 EtherFast cable/DSL router as an example.
In addition to physical setup, you will see how the firewall is configured using a standard Web browser. You also learn how to configure the logging of both inbound and outbound firewall traffic and how to access and view these logs.
Learn how to install and configure a typical personal hardware firewall
Learn how to apply a password
Learn how to hide your TCP/IP ports ...