On Firewalls in Network Security
draft-gont-opsawg-firewalls-analysis-02

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Abstract

This document analyzes the role of firewalls in network security, and recognizes their role in the internet architecture. It suggests a line of reasoning about their usage, and analyzes common kinds of firewalls and the claims made for them.

Authors

Fernando Gont (fgont@si6networks.com)
Fred Baker (fred@cisco.com)

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