Firewall

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Hi friends..
I am new to this forum...
Can anyone tell me whether firewall is a hardware,software or protocol???
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Firewall is neither hardware nor software nor a protocol, Its just a term usedfor security device which is configured to permit, deny or proxy data connections and configured .

Firewalls can either be hardware and/or software based.
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Originally Posted by shabbir
Firewall is neither hardware nor software nor a protocol, Its just a term usedfor security device which is configured to permit, deny or proxy data connections and configured .

Firewalls can either be hardware and/or software based.
Thanks for ur useful information...