• How to Block Chat in the Network

    Dear All, I am wrting this mail to you all, to know if any you have been successfull in Blocking Chats on your networks, and if so, then how have you acheived it? Could you please tell me which Ports to Block for MSN, Yahoo, Rediff, ICQ, Skype. I am using a NetAPPs Net Cache C 1300, and I am trying...

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  • How can I divide a network in two segments?

    Two companies are sharing a DSL connection, and for security reasons, the network has to be split up. They still have to share the DSL, but should not see each other. It is posible to split up physically, but how do they share the DSL? Can anyone point me to a solution or a guide? Regards and...

    Nikjdk0 pointsBadges:
  • Windows server 2008 disk space problem

    Hi. I have installed Windows 2008 server, and on this platform Forefront firewall. I have a problem: Disk C volume is 30 GB. When I looked up the properties of Disk C, there is 22 GB used space but when I looked up total folders volume on Disk C, all of the volume is 11 GB (Include hidden folders)....

    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • Configuration problem on 2950 port security sticky behavior

    Hi, I am trying to put port security on a port, I want it to shutdown if another computer gets plugged into that port. I followed the following steps: I set these options: switchport mode access switchport port-security switchport port-security maximum 1 switchport port-security violation shutdown...

    Patelmanojk50 pointsBadges:
  • Bypassing Cisco Iron Port

    How do I bypass Cisco iron port web filtering using proxy setting and port numbers?

    Mubs110 pointsBadges:
  • Data vs. perimeter vs. network security

    A short time ago, author Wes Noonan wrote some tips for SearchWindowsSecurity.com about deperimeterization. He explained how security is always pitted against business needs, and perimeters have become porous because businesses require traffic from SMTP, HTTP or VPNs to pass through the firewall....

    RobynLorusso230 pointsBadges:
  • Questions about our single firewall setup

    We are planning to run the following setup: a firewall between our internal zones and the public internet. Each of our trusted zones use a different VLAN with a 3-layered switch while the DMZ zone is on the firewall itself, trunked to a layer 2 switch on the firewall.Would this setup provide...

    ITKE342,860 pointsBadges:
  • security CheckPoint vs. PIX firewalls

    Dear can any one know which one best technology Checkpoint or PIX?

    Networkfierwall5 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for a solution to our software firewall issue

    I work in a small office and we run a router with a dedicated hardware firewall behind it that filters and routes traffic before it hits the LAN. It seems a lot of our internal PC issues are caused by our current firewall, but we obviously can't just turn it off.Does it make sense for us to...

    ITKE342,860 pointsBadges:
  • How do you protect a server against Denial of Service attacks?

    How do you protect a server against Denial of Service attacks? What techniques do advanced firewalls use to protect against DoS/DDoS attacks?

    ITKE342,860 pointsBadges:
  • Is it really necessary to block outgoing ports?

    I've been told that when I'm setting up my home network, I should make sure that all outgoing ports on my router should be blocked, although I should allow certain ones to open to support HTTP, HTTPS, etc. This even though I have a firewall in place. But is this really necessary if every computer...

    ITKE342,860 pointsBadges:
  • Edge Router Firewall Question

    Is there a reason why I should run VPNs and Reflexive ACLs on a firewall with NAT + routing functions on the router, if the router alone can take care of it?

    ITKE342,860 pointsBadges:
  • Is a Firewall impervious to Viruses?

    By being connected to the Internet, a computer can be infected with viruses. Why do we put a firewall between the computer and the internet. Isn't the firewall vulnerable to virus attacks?  If not, why not?

    ITKE342,860 pointsBadges:
  • Key Loggers and Root kits

    Hi All, It seems my company is affected by key loggers and root kits and malware. Would you people suggest if this can be cleaned and controlled at perimeter level with help of ASA firewalls, IPS things of that sort? Can we tight the security for these kind of issues with ASA firewall at perimeter...

    raviv073110 pointsBadges:
  • Controlling VPN access

    Here's my scenario. I fall under guidelines of HIPAA. I have mobile users using laptops and tablets loaded with Cisco VPN CLient connecting to my Cisco 2811 ISR which functions as my router/firewall/VPN. I am using Micorosoft AD in my domain. To authenticate users to the domain. Is there an easy...

    Gforsythe75 pointsBadges:
  • How to block P2P applications in PIX 525 firewall

    I need to know how to block p2p applications using a pix firewall 525

    Yasir Irfan5,535 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator’s Reference

    This week's IT book giveaway is for the Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator's Reference: Upgrading, Deploying, Managing, and Securing Windows 7. Interested? All you need to do is answer one of the questions below and post the link to your answer in the discussion area of this question. JavaScript...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Firewall cannot run

    Windows Firewall cannot run because another program or service is running that might use the network address translation component (Ipnat.sys).

    Sagarpathare2535 pointsBadges:
  • What happens when the TMG Firewall License expires?

    Hi. I installed TMG firewall on Windows 2008 Server. I downloaded it on Microsoft site. Now it gives me license will expired 120 days later. Which modules will stop if I will not buy license. I use RRAS modules on TMG Firewall.

    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • Wake on LAN / Magic Packet broadcast doesnt work through PPTP

    Hi, I have a network, where I want to use WOL from a remote PC. It works when I send a packet from inside the network (or on the server). If I connect via PPTP from a remote Windows XP PC, I can't wake up the PC on the LAN. I suspect the broadcast packet doesn't reach the LAN. The PPTP connection...

    Benbje0 pointsBadges:

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