We returned to record our seventh episode on Sunday June 19, 2016. Happy Father’s Day!
Interesting News and Events
We got so caught up in the network firewalls discussion we didn’t even cover any of the news stories.NGN
Roundtable Discussion – Network Firewalls
Is the Firewall only a defective router?
What do we want to achieve with a firewall:
- Security Zones / segmentation
- Policy enforcement
Running ACLs on switches vs a real firewall appliance
Statefull inspection Firewalls
- Deep packet inspection , protocol and content aware
- Sandboxing (Palo Alto: WildFire)
- automated updates >> cloud integration
- behavior based protection
What tools are you using?
WANem WAN emulation tool – available in appliance (ISO file) form from Tata Consultancy Services. Leverage variables such as delay, jitter, packet loss, duplication, packet reordering, corruption and bandwidth limitations.
Has your email address or username shown up in a user dump from a recent hack?
‘;–have i been pwned?