[fw-wiz] HOW TO Guide for testing firewalls?

From: Teal, Robert (RTeal@dbr.com)
Date: 10/15/02


From: "Teal, Robert" <RTeal@dbr.com>
To: "'firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com'" <firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com>
Date: Tue Oct 15 15:10:18 2002

A non-profit I volunteer for is going to be buying software firewalls for
their loaner laptops. I was wondering if anyone knows of a guide for testing
firewalls. I'd like to know of some testing tools to scan ports, send
different types of pings, emulate attacks and what I should look for in the
logs. A step by step "how to" would be great.

If you want to make sure I'm on the up and up, contact me. Thanks

Robert Teal
Manager, Information Services
Drinker, Biddle & Reath
415-591-7563
robert.teal@dbr.com

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Thank you very much