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On Firewalls in Internet Security

Document type: Expired Internet-Draft (opsawg WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2013-04-21 (latest revision 2012-10-18)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
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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 Hoffman <>

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