0. write 2 paragraphs on Firewalls


  • 1 List three design goals for a firewall.
  • 2 List four techniques used by firewalls to control access and enforce a security policy.
  • 3 What information is used by a typical packet filtering firewall?
  • 4 What are some weaknesses of a packet filtering firewall?
  • 5 What is the difference between a packet filtering firewall and a stateful inspection firewall?
  • 6 What is an application-level gateway?
  • 7 What is a circuit-level gateway?
  • 8 What are the common characteristics of a bastion host?
  • 9 Why is it useful to have host-based firewalls?
  • 10 What is a DMZ network and what types of systems would you expect to find on such networks?
  • 11 What is the difference between an internal and an external firewall?