Web Proxy and Url Filtering on IPFire

Web Proxy and Url Filtering on IPFire

Web proxy is a topic that has been discussed thoroughly on topnetworkguide.com website. This is because most of the threats that you will come across during your career, will come through internet activities, most from your clients who innocently surf and download contents from the web.

If you would like to get up to date on web proxy and url filtering using other open source products, then you can visit https://topnetworkguide.com/web-proxy-and-filtering-on-vyos-router/

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Untangle NG Firewall Installation And Configuration Guide

Untangle NG Firewall Installation And Configuration explains how to install the untangle next generation firewall and achieve security for your organisation without compromising productivity. It is geared towards the small and medium enterprise.

The untangle firewall is a next generation firewall solution that combines security protection, policy with productivity.
It is best suited for small and medium businesses ranging from schools to hospitals, home networks and non governmental organizations.
Untangle come packed with a lot of features.

1. Comprehensive Security at the Gateway = All features needed to function as a full unified treat management gateway is included in untangle.

2. Deep Analysis and Insights

3. Next-Generation Filtering = untangle is not just a unified treat management gateway, but..

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Complete Squid Proxy Configuration Guide on IPFire Firewall

Complete Squid Proxy Configuration Guide on IPFire Firewall
IPFire uses squid proxy to control access or to log and cache visits to web pages, optimization of bandwidth and speed. It features a proxy cache as well as an update accelerator to help in distributing windows and linux updates and patches centrally to all client computers in the network.
IPFire also ships as an addon, the squidClamAV that takes care of data privacy.
All these and more, we will be covering in this “Complete Squid Proxy Configuration Guide on IPFire Firewall” series.

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OPNSense Installation and Configuration Guide

OPNSense Installation and Configuration Guide

There is no gain saying that the sheer number of open source, commercial offerings for the router nd firewall family is simply staggering.

We have talked about the flexible, and if properly configured, the stable, secure iptables in linux machines, vyos firewalling and routing solutions, pfsence unified treat management gateway, and the very powerfull cisco router family of products,  just to name a few.

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How to Install IPFire Router and Firewall

How to Install IPFire Router and Firewall

IPFire is an easy to use, administer, maintain security product that was designed with modularity and high degree of flexibilty in mind.  Since security mean different things to different people, you can configure it to serve your specific needs.

It can function as a vpn server, a full firewall solution or a proxy server, update accelerator, content fileter, IDS/IPS. It can be incorporated into the most complex network with ease.
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CPU Bug Put all Computers and Mobile Devices at Risk

CPU Bug Put all Computers and Mobile Devices at Risk

Last week, Google project zero team together with industry and academic researchers from different countries, discovered two(2) CPU design flaws that could put all computers and mobile devices at risk.

The first flaw, called Meltdown, allows malicious codes to bypass the protection provided by the kernel so that applications can directly read the contents of the kernel memory. Such memory could contain passwords, valuable bits of data like your back online software details and the history of your keystroke. And this flaw is particular to Intel Chips.

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