Chapter 4. Implementing Cisco PIX Firewall in the Network

On completion of this chapter, you will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Describe layered security concepts and benefits.

  • Identify security measures typically used to make up overall network security.

  • Define the demilitarized zone (DMZ) as it applies to network security.

  • Identify DMZ schemes and benefits.

  • Identify common PIX Firewall implementation scenarios for small and large networks.

  • Choose an appropriate PIX Firewall model for your implementation requirements.

One of the most important aspects of implementing a PIX Firewall, or any other networking device, for that matter, is proper planning. Before you begin configuring the PIX Firewall, you need to determine your security goals and ...

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