This is a discussion on Re: [fw-wiz] Dark Reading: Firewalls Ready for Evolutionary Shift - Firewalls ; -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 in realtion to this article, p2p apps (eg. emule) can and are blocked (within reason!) using deep packet inspection and l7 approaches. in using iptbales, the ipp2p plugin called http://www.ipp2p.org/ can be used. Marcus ...
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in realtion to this article, p2p apps (eg. emule) can and are blocked
(within reason!) using deep packet inspection and l7 approaches.
in using iptbales, the ipp2p plugin called http://www.ipp2p.org/ can be
Marcus J. Ranum wrote:
> George Capehart wrote:
>> Some light reading for the weekend . . . Thought it'd stir the pot a
>> bit more for the "Firewalls that generate new packets . . ." thread. ;>
> George, since when does "stirring the pot" consist of kicking a tiger
> in the b*lls?? Because that was my immediate reaction on reading
> that article!!! I started prowling my cage looking for something to
> "Next Generation firewalls"? Gosh, oh, golly - it sounds like what
> they're calling "Next Generation firewalls" are kinda sorta like
> "what firewalls were supposed to do all along."
> I notice that Nir Zuk is a primary source for this article, as well.
> It sounds like some P.R. agency has done a good job pimping*
> a certain start-up that is getting ready to "ramp"** a product.
> I have no idea if the product is any good or not but using a
> network processor to do layer-7 stuff is not exactly rocket
> I think Kelly Higgins is interviewing me next week. I'll make sure to
> drag this article up as a topic.
> * not a marketing buzz word
> ** a token marketing buzzword
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