Chapter 13. Internet Firewalls

  1. Günter Schäfer

Published Online: 17 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470863722.ch13

Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications

Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications

How to Cite

Schäfer, G. (2003) Internet Firewalls, in Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470863722.ch13

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität, Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470863701

Online ISBN: 9780470863725

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Keywords:

  • Internet firewalls;
  • Default-Permit Strategy;
  • Service Access Point (SAP);
  • Packet filtering;
  • dual-homed host;
  • Network Address Translation (NAT);
  • screened-subnetwork architecture;
  • application level proxy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Tasks and Basic Principles of Firewalls

  • Firewall-Relevant Internet Services and Protocols

  • Terminology and Building Blocks

  • Firewall Architectures

  • Packet Filtering

  • Bastion Hosts and Proxy Servers

  • Summary

  • Supplemental Reading

  • Questions