Common Security Strategies for Firewall Deployments

A security strategy is a guideline, philosophy, or approach to using security for firewalls, as well as the entire organizational security infrastructure. Many different strategies are available. Some organizations focus on a single strategy, while others combine several strategies into a custom policy.

Security Through Obscurity

Security through obscurity is the idea of gaining protection by using abnormal configurations. This can be either a positive security action or a negative one; it simply depends on the type of obscurity involved. A poor choice for security through obscurity would be to use alternative configurations for standard products.

With a network environment based on standard ...

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