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Posts published in May 2020

Reports & Events Monthly Calendar – June 2020

“Reports & Events” is a monthly tip sheet for the news media that highlights selected meetings of interest and reports from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Firewall placement

Most diagrams I come across are as follows:
ISP > router > firewall
However, wouldn't you want a firewall before the router to protect the router? E.g ISP > firewall > router

meaning of acl configurations?

how do we know what ACL configuration mean? an example access-list 89 permit tcp host any eq www? does this allow the traffic from the host inside? i'm a bit confused. any help would be appreciated

Where exactly should snort run?

Apologies for this newbie question, but I am currently exploring IDS and snort is one that I see mentioned a lot. SO now I am looking at how to make use of it.

So let say I have a LAN and I need to monitor network traffic within that LAN,...