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essential? firewalling?

On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 05:34:48PM +0200, SpyderMan wrote:
> ... in an ideal world, of course, I would 
> consider firewalling to be a complete waste of time.  However, those holes 
> that "shouldn't be there" often, unfortunately, are, and experience has 
> shown that one of the ways of reducing them is to firewall.  In my daily 
> work I spend a great deal of time telling people that firewalling is not 
> enough, but I don't ever tell them it's not needed.

Yeah, but *how many* firewalls does one need on a network?

Is it *really* absolutely *essential* for *every* computer on every
LAN to host its own firewall?

Is this really how networks are typically configured?

I don't think that I have ever seen such a network :)

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