Posts tagged: Software Firewall

Turning on a Software Firewall on Ubuntu (Linux): Prep Step(s)

This post is meant to be a follow up to Anthony’s earlier entries regarding Firewall preparation.  Anthony had covered preparing your Windows XP/Vista/Win7 & Mac OS X software firewalls. What about Linux though?  For those of you that just shook your head and asked “What the hell is Linux?”, it is an Open Source Operating […]

Friday April 16th, 2010 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Routers – Hardware Firewalls Vs Software Firewalls Part 2 Hardware

Hardware Firewall A firewall is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting authorized communications. It is a device or set of devices which is configured to permit or deny computer based application upon a set of rules and other criteria. Firewalls can be implemented in […]

Turning on a Software Firewall on a Mac Prep Step

This post is here to provide information on how to turn on a software firewall.  It is done in preparation for my series Routers – Hardware Firewalls Vs Software Firewalls. Software Firewall I would like to start by saying please check the status of your firewall.   If you are on a Mac I have included […]

Sunday March 14th, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

Turning on a Software Firewall in Windows XP Prep Step

This post is here to provide information on how to turn on a software firewall.  It is done in preparation for my series Routers – Hardware Firewalls Vs Software Firewalls. Software Firewall I would like to start by saying please check the status of your firewall.  I have included a video in order to see […]

Sunday March 14th, 2010 in , , , , , | No Comments »