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Privacy Defended: Protecting Yourself Online by Chris Weber, William Chan, Gary Bahadur

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Firewall Configuration: WinRoute

To set up a robust home network environment, you will need a robust firewall. Most of the firewalls we detailed earlier in the book are meant to protect a single computer and not to defend an entire network. A firewall does more than just defend the network; it allows functionality and routing when it is configured properly. WinRoute is a great example of a small personal firewall that can be used to design your home network. We will use WinRoute to configure our network and set up our filtering rules. Although we cannot cover every possible firewall available to you, most firewalls that can be used to design a network and defend more than just one computer work on the same principles, which you should be familiar ...

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