by Marcus Goncalves
Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill 1998
Number of pages: 350
This book provides all of the information needed to install and maintain firewalls. It covers major firewall technologies and brands, advantages and disadvantages, what to watch for, who to avoid, and what to look for in firewall products.
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