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How To Install And Configure Advanced Policy Firewall (APF) On CentOS 5.3

How To Install And Configure Advanced Policy Firewall (APF) On CentOS 5.3

This tutorial explains how you can install and configure APF - an interface to IPTables which lets you easily configure a full featured firewall to secure servers and workstations connected to a network. This guide describes an example installation on a server with cPanel but it's only a matter of port numbers which must be open for everything to work. APF can be used on any system.

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 5

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 5

This article continues the series of articles on Firewall Builder, a graphical firewall configuration and management tool that supports many Open Source firewall platforms as well as Cisco IOS access lists and Cisco ASA (PIX). This article continues with examples of Access Policy rules and demonstrates how branching rules can be built.

Secure Your Wordpress Blog Administration With Two-Factor Authentication

Secure Your Wordpress Blog Administration With Two-Factor Authentication

Wordpress is a very popular blogging service. It was recently hit by a disturbing vulnerability that allowed attackers to reset the Administrator's password. While there is a patch for that vulnerability now, wouldn't it be best to not use static passwords? It is actually quite simple to add two-factor authentication to Wordpress.

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 4

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 4

This article continues the series of articles on Firewall Builder, a graphical firewall configuration and management tool that supports many Open Source firewall platforms as well as Cisco IOS access lists and Cisco ASA (PIX). This article continues with examples of Access Policy rules and demonstrates how IPv6 and mixed IPv4+IPv6 configurations can be built.

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 3

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 3

This article continues the series of articles on Firewall Builder, a graphical firewall configuration and management tool that supports many Open Source firewall platforms as well as Cisco IOS access lists and Cisco ASA (PIX). This article continues with examples of Access Policy rules and demonstrates generated configurations for iptables, PF and Cisco PIX.

Configuring fail2ban With SquirrelMail On Debian Lenny 5.0/ISPConfig 3

Configuring fail2ban With SquirrelMail On Debian Lenny 5.0/ISPConfig 3

In this article I will show how to prevent brute force attacks with Fail2ban against your SquirrelMail Web login using the Squirrel Logger plugin.

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 2

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 2

This article continues the series of articles on Firewall Builder, a graphical firewall configuration and management tool that supports many Open Source firewall platforms as well as Cisco IOS access lists and Cisco ASA (PIX). This article demonstrates several examples of Access Policy rules and generated configurations for iptables, PF and Cisco PIX.

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 1

Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 1

This article continues the series of articles on Firewall Builder, a graphical firewall configuration and management tool that supports many Open Source firewall platforms as well as Cisco IOS access lists and Cisco ASA (PIX). This article explains key principles of the policy or access control rule sets in Firewall Builder. I plan to demonstrate examples of policy rules and how they translate into iptables, pf and Cisco IOS and PIX configurations in the next article of the series.

Configuring fail2ban With SquirrelMail On CentOS 5.3/ISPConfig 3

Configuring fail2ban With SquirrelMail On CentOS 5.3/ISPConfig 3

This tutorial shows how you can prevent unlimited login attempts and hence brute force attacks against your SquirrelMail web login by using fail2ban.

Using Built-in Policy Importer In Firewall Builder

Using Built-in Policy Importer In Firewall Builder

This article continues the series of articles on Fireall Builder, a graphical firewall configuration and management tool that supports many Open Source firewall platforms as well as Cisco IOS access lists and Cisco ASA (PIX). This article demonstrates how you can import existing iptables or Cisco router configuration into Firewall Builder.

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