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What is the difference between a SPI Firewall and an Application Layer Firewall?

What is the difference between a SPI Firewall and an Application Layer Firewall? In what circumstances would I prefer one over the other?
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Block IP address for certain time period

I have created a php script which generally counts how many times an IP address accessed our site more than x number of times within 1 minute. Afterwards I created a shell script top ban those ip ...
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Does IIS7 have in-built, or available extensions, for responding to scan attempts?

Does IIS7 have an in-built mechanism, or are extensions available, for providing web-application-firewall type behavior? For example, dozens of successive attempts come in that look like scan ...
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Linux : restricting outgoing on an application basis

I typed : netstat -atlpvn and noticed that applications like gedit and python had foreign addresses outside the network (the network being a single computer connected to the internet). Is there ...
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enabling incoming connections in Mac OS X Lion firewall via command line

$sudo /usr/libexec/ApplicationFirewall/socketfilterfw --listapps ALF: total number of apps = 2 1 : /Applications/some.app ( Allow incoming connections ) 2 : /Applications/another.app ( Block ...
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A software firewall with web interface / login possibilities for single windows server

We have a single web server with SQL server etc (all MS, server 2008 web etc). We need to allow access to the database directly so our customer can write reports (it's the way SSRS is!). We original ...
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Find out all the firewalls [closed]

could you tell me how to find out all the firewalls that are installed on my system Ubuntu 10.04 and on external hardware and which of them is blocking port 80? thank you
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What is an “application firewall”?

Trying to find out more about apple's "Firewall". What exactly is it? In /usr/libexec/ApplicationFirewall there are a bunch of undocumented programs, I've wandered through the mystery maze of ...
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What web application firewall do you use? What should I use?

What web application firewall do you use? I'm primarily interested in something I can deploy on the perimeter that can protect multiple Apache and IIS servers, but I'd like to hear all answers. Tell ...
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Web Application Firewall: alternatives to mod_security

mod_security seems to be no longer on Debian repositories. The installation seems quite complicated. The only one I could find is Zorp, which seems even more complicated. Hence I'd like to ask for up ...
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Routing to a specific LAN gateway depending which application sends the request

I have a VPN set up with USAIP (usaip.eu) to get an IP in the US although being physically connected to the internet in Europe. Now i want to route only specific requests via this VPN (you already ...
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Application firewalls on IIS

I'm looking for security solutions for my web servers from within the web service level. Is there any software that can run on top of IIS in Windows? Further, are there any best-practices that web ...