This chapter covers the following TruSecure-specified objectives for the TICSA exam:
Describe, recognize, or select good firewall architectures, properties, and administration fundamentals.
Understand the role firewalls play in protecting the Internet network.
All networks connected to the Internet require a means to control what packets move into, and out of, the corporate network. In this chapter, we examine the role of the firewall and how it fits into a company's total security scheme.
Understand the different types of firewalls and how they work.
Not all firewalls are created equal. You can implement a firewall in several different ways. Firewalls range from simple packet filtering routers ...