Thursday Keynote presented at Blackhat USA 1999

by Dr. Mudge,

Tags: Security Keynote

Summary : Appliance Firewalls: A Detailed Review
Brent Huston
Firewalls seem to be everywhere these days, and few are getting more attention that the "new breed" of network firewall appliances. With claims ranging from "plug and play" to "zero maintenance" these new network black boxes seem to be the answer to a network administrator's dreams. However, as usual, all is not as it appears... Tune in for a comprehensive review of these security appliances including a feature by feature examination, an overview of vendor claims, and the results of our real world tests of nearly two dozen of these devices.