Re: Firewall tests

From: Darko Gavrilovic (darkoDOTgavrilovicATutorontoDOTca)
Date: 03/24/05


Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 11:55:08 -0600


"Daniel Harris" <daniel_lee_harris@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in news:4242fd91_4
@mk-nntp-2.news.uk.tiscali.com:

> Hello,
>
> For a current project i am to test lots of software firewalls e.g. Zone
> alarm etc, using 2 PC's(one to host the firewall, the other to send test
> data). Has anyone got any information on how i could test the firewalls.
> Doing some research i have come across things like SYN flood tests, port
> scans, throughput / number of connections tests. Am i on the right track.
> How can i carryout these tests using two PC's. Any help would be greatly
> appreciated.
>
> Thanks
>
> Dan.
>
>
>
>

Howdy. You might want to check the GRC site.

http://www.grc.com/freepopular.htm

Cheers,

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