[Gllug] Basic Firewall Policy

John Hearns john.hearns at clustervision.com
Thu Feb 12 10:06:05 UTC 2004

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Harry Mantheakis wrote:

> So my question is: what would you consider to be the *basic* and *essential*
> steps to take in respect of setting up a firewall?
At the risk of lighting off a flame fest,
you have to consider that security scanning and vulnerability testing
tools have white hat and black hat uses.

At the very least, get a friend to run nmap against your system from 
outside. I saw a web-based service which will do this for you.
Anyone got the URL?

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