Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Guarddog Firewall Configuration

While Linux is more secure against an invasion over the Internet, more is not necessarily enough. A firewall, software that allows you fine-grained control over your connection in and out of your computer, is the next step in increasing security. While Linux has had built-in firewalling software for many years, configuration of that software was a combination of a lot of research and some cryptic commands.

Enter Guarddog, firewalling software that has a graphical user interface. Rather than try to tell you what makes it different, here is a quote of Simon Edwards, the software author, which appears in the article.

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