DarkSead (Nick) wrote:
> I am looking for just a wee bit of information on providing some network
> security at the routers (or so I'm advised.) Currently, I have a Cisco
> 4700m which I would like to have do some packet filtering for our network.
> Basically, my questions are: A) What type of security/policy can or should
> be instated at a router. and B) does the 4700 have the capabilities to
> provide any form of security/filtering?
> Also, the current Firewall admin at the company I work for, has implemented
> a crude ipfwadm firewall built into a linux box to route incoming packets
> to certain subnets as a form of security...Can the 4700 do this as well?
Nick, The 4700 has substantial packet filtering capability via ACLs.
There is some very useful info on the Cisco web page www.cisco.com, look
under security. Hope this helps, Vern