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Network Security First-Step, Second Edition by Donald Stoddard, Thomas M. Thomas

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Case Studies

This chapter presented several interesting aspects of how firewalls operate and how they can be deployed in networks. The introduction of this information needs to be reinforced with some real-world case studies that provide some answers to questions you might still have and clarify the important aspects of what has already been covered.

Case Study: To DMZ or Not to DMZ?

Carpathian Corporation has grown and is in need of increased security and additional capacity in the form of a new firewall; this time it wants to use a dedicated DMZ. If the Carpathian Corporation wants to continue with its proposed plan for self-hosting, it needs to consider the security-related issues relevant to the suggested DMZ solution. It is taking the right ...

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