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Part: III Firewalls > What Are Firewalls?

Chapter 7. What Are Firewalls?

This chapter covers the following key topics:

  • Firewalls— This section defines firewalls and lays the groundwork for discussing firewall products.

  • Types of Firewalls— This section talks about the different kinds of firewalls in place in the industry today.

  • Positioning of Firewalls— This section describes the important concept of positioning a firewall in a network.

Firewalls are an integral part of any secure network. As we continue the discussion of the various security features and designs, it is important to take an in-depth look at how firewalls protect a network.


  

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