Re: DSL security
From: Whoever (firstname.lastname@example.org)
From: Whoever <email@example.com> Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 21:52:09 GMT
On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Tony Miklos wrote:
> So I guess you are saying I should have both a firewall and the router?
Ideally, you should get a router with built-in STATEFUL firewall. Stateful
firewalls provide the best protection.
> By the way, the router is a Linksys model # BEFSR41. $100 and a $50
> rebate. Any thoughts on that brand/model? If I remember to send for
I have no experience with Linksys routers.
> the rebate, the price seems right! Or if I go to a local computer
> junkyard is an older used router just as good?
You probably won't get one that supports both:
1. PPPoE (needed for most DSL connections)
2. Stateful firewall.