RE: [fw-wiz] Layer 3-7 Firewall.
From: Ben Nagy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
From: "Ben Nagy" <email@example.com> To: <Firewall-Wizards@Compucenter.org>, "'Firewall Wizards List'" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 16:12:56 +0100
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf
> Of George J. Jahchan
> Is there a SPI firewall out there that is application-layer protocol
Is there one that isn't?
(FTP can't work without layer 7 "awareness" for example)
Also, SPI is a Checkpoint word, and it is certainly L7 "aware" (whether
it uses this awareness to measurably increase security is another
Perhaps you could clarify exactly what you mean? I don't want to sound
glib, but the marketeers have made this kind of discussion treacherous
unless we all know that we're talking about exactly the same question.
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