Re: 2 firewalls protecting internal network

It depends... Firewall>>firewall>>network is useless, but firewall>>networksegment>>firewall>>networksegment has uses.

You can't think of it like a physical wall, where multiple walls increase protection. A firewall is simply a set of rules, what can pass and what cannot.

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From: marco cohen <marcocohen2@xxxxxxxxx>
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Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 01:45:24
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Subject: 2 firewalls protecting internal network

hi all

I know that there is a defence in depth idea to implement 2 firewalls,
each from different vendor.

what you think about it ? is it practical?



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