In last months reader poll I asked about Firewall on dedicated UNIX / Linux box.
Do we really need a firewall?
Personally, I install firewall on all boxes to filter out unwanted junk and IPs; even if box is only running public service such as a web server. The overall idea is to limit access and reduce liability on my part if serer got rooted (read as compromised). Remember, bad boys never play by the rules.Share this on: