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On Firewalls in Internet Security

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (opsawg WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Fred Baker , Paul E. Hoffman
Last updated 2013-04-21 (Latest revision 2012-10-18)
Replaces draft-baker-opsawg-firewalls
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document discusses the most important operational and security implications of using modern firewalls in networks. It makes recommendations for operators of firewalls, as well as for firewall vendors.


Fred Baker
Paul E. Hoffman

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