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I have a firewall in my adsl gateway protecting my "insecure" network. The insecure network has wifi/games consoles/set top box network/guest access.
I have a firewall between this insecure network and a wired only network with the machines I care about.
Most of my machines have a software firewall as standard making for a third level of firewall.
Posted Oct 28, 2011 10:50 UTC (Fri) by josh (subscriber, #17465)
Posted Oct 28, 2011 16:04 UTC (Fri) by jmalcolm (guest, #8876)
You cannot put a firewall around wireless which is why wireless networking requires encryption and authentication. It is also why you do not let your wireless network inside the firewall of wired machines "you care about".
Posted Oct 31, 2011 7:48 UTC (Mon) by ekj (guest, #1524)
Yeah, it gets complicated.
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