RE: Security for new small company

From: owentoby@WellsFargo.COM
Date: 01/14/02


From: owentoby@WellsFargo.COM
To: burt0n@altavista.com, ksoli02@netscape.net
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 11:36:59 -0700

I've used sonicwall, and it does have configurable rules, plus infrequent
downloads of new firmware that will update IDS signatures - good for the
money.

Toby

-----Original Message-----
From: Burt0n [mailto:burt0n@altavista.com]
Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 3:04 AM
To: ksoli02@netscape.net
Cc: security-basics@securityfocus.com
Subject: RE: Security for new small company

Hi,

I must admit i did wonder about a watchguard or sonicwall. Are these
products seen as being adequate though?

Thanks

Ben

On Thu, 10 January 2002, Kleber S Oliveira wrote:

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> Hello Ben,
>
> You could buy Watchguard (SOHO) or Cisco PIX (506). These fw are for
> small companies or branch offices that have small throughput.
>
> But if you want to create a DMZ with the mail server and website you
> could buy a Cisco PIX 515R that has three or more ethernet interfaces
> to do it. This solution is better and more scalable.
>
> Any doubts don't hesitate to ask.
>
> Regards
>
> Kleber
>
> Ben <burt0n@altavista.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >I work for a new small company, and have been
> >asked to look into security with regard to our LAN and
> >web connection. I am from a technical background
> >but could do with some advice in the security area.
> >
> >Our LAN is a w2k domain with 10 clients all running
> >win2k. We are going to have a DSL connection put in
> >soon and i'm thinking about firewalls and
> >server 'locking down'.
> >
> >Ideally we would like a hardware soloution for the
> >firewall, at present our website + email is with a
> >hosting company. Within 12-18 months though this
> >may change to hosting the site + email ourselves.
> >
> >Could anybody recommend firewalls/security
> >products - and what ever soloution we go for what
> >must they be able to do?
> >
> >Many thanks
> >
> >Ben
> >
> --
>
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>
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