Troubleshooting Linux Firewalls

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Addison-Wesley, 2005 - Computers - 369 pages
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Because Linux firewalls lack the support component of their commercial counterparts, up until this point users have had to resort to mailing lists to solve their problems; however, gathered here are the most often encountered problems in Linux firewalling, compiled from firewall mailing lists, along with a diagnostic approach to solving these problems. Original.

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Michael Shinn is managing partner of the Prometheus Group, an IT security consulting firm. He was formerly a member of Cisco's Advanced Network Security Research group and a senior software developer and founding member of the firm's Signatures and Exploits Development Team.

Scott Shinn co-founded Plesk, a server management firm. He was formerly a senior network security engineer specializing in penetration testing for Fortune 50 clients at Wheelgroup, a firm later acquired by Cisco.

Both authors served on the White House technology staff, specializing in security and penetration testing of both internal and Internet-connected systems.

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