Firewalls

The following content is intended as a guide for University of Florida students and faculty to help them understand some of the issues associated with running personal firewall or network defense program, as well as how to report incidents from this firewall information. Others are welcome to use this document as a reference, but some particular comments may be specific to within the University of Florida.


Firewall Guide

The Internet is a hostile network like the wild west without a sheriff! A personal computer connected to the Internet without a firewall can be hijacked and added to an […]
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How do I report abuse?

Information about reporting network abuse is available at the “Report an Incident” page.
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Personal Firewall Information

Purpose This document is intended as a guide for University of Florida students and faculty to help them understand some of the issues associated with running personal firewall or network […]
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What abuse do I report?

Every personal firewall will have different levels of severity and different ways of indicating that to you. Some however, can be overly zealous in their estimations of damages, and/or weak […]
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What are personal firewalls and how do they work?

A firewall is a program that sits between your computer and your internet connection. It watches the traffic that goes back and forth and usually restricts traffic that you don’t […]
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