Chapter 7. BlackICE Defender

This is the second of three chapters dedicated to the coverage of software-based personal firewall. This chapter focuses on BlackICE Defender from Network ICE. Coverage includes instruction on how to install and configure the BlackICE Personal Firewall. You learn about what goes on under the covers and what makes this personal firewall different from the others covered in this book. In addition to a review of BlackICE’s features, this chapter also identifies some areas where there is still room for improvement.

  • Learn how to install BlackICE Defender

  • Learn how to change its default configuration settings

  • Learn how to gather information about intruders

  • Learn how to configure and work with BlackICE Defender’s alerts

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