Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker
by William R. Cheswick, Steven M. Bellovin
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 1994
The book gives invaluable advice and practical tools for protecting our computers. You will learn how to plan and execute a security strategy that will thwart the most determined and sophisticated of hackers, while still allowing your company easy access to Internet services. In particular, the authors show step-by-step how to set up a "firewall" gateway - a dedicated computer equipped with safeguards that acts as a single, more easily defended, Internet connection.
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