On Firewalls in Internet Security

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (opsawg WG)
Authors Fred Baker  , Paul Hoffman 
Last updated 2013-04-21 (latest revision 2012-10-18)
Replaces draft-baker-opsawg-firewalls
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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 (fred@cisco.com)
Paul Hoffman (paul.hoffman@vpnc.org)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)