Posts Tagged ‘Firewall’

What is a Personal Firewall?

What is a Firewall? A Firewall is the controller of incoming and outgoing traffic between your computer and internet network. Who should use a Firewall, and for what? Those wanting to prevent unauthorized remote access. Those looking to block immoral content (such as adult sites). Online gamers – at a high risk for getting hacked […]

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Security risk assessment process and countermeasures

The Security Risk Assessment Handbook: A Complete Guide for Performing Security Risk Assessments The following are the common steps that should be taken to perform a security risk assessment. These are just basic common steps which should not be followed as is but modified based on organization assessment scope and business requirements. • Identify the […]

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Defense in depth and network segmentation

Traditional security schemes are incapable of meeting new security challenges of today’s business requirements. Most security architectures are perimeter centric and lack comprehensive internal controls. Organizations which are dependent on firewall security might be overtaxing (asking security mechanism to do more than it can handle). Some of the old firewalls rule set stay intact for […]

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