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Software Firewall Vs. Hardware Firewall


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#1 MGBY

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 01:46 PM

Is software firewall less secure than hardware/peripheral firewall? Do we need both, or just one would be suffice? Thanks. YOYO. :thumbsup: :flowers:

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 08:32 PM

The hardwall firewall will provide an extra layer of protection from outside intrusions; however, it doesn't provide internal firewall protection. My brother, who is a security whiz, would say that you need both.

Here is a good firewall tutorial which may help answer some of your questions.

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 08:43 PM

Orange Blossom: It appears that smart rubbed off on you too. Thank you for the sound feedback. I will check out that tutorial. appreciated. YOYO. :thumbsup:




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