How to enable a firewall on Windows and Mac OS X?
Description: To protect the campus network from the spread of viruses and malware, we require all computers to have a firewall installed, enabled and configured to block malicious traffic. A firewall provides a layer of protection between your computer and the internet. It serves as a barrier and can help defend against someone attempting to access […]
» Subjects: Mac OS X, Microsoft, Security, Security Best Practice » Tags: firewall, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows
Hardware Firewall Zones
Description: The Information Security Office manages enterprise firewalls for the University. One important aspect of this service is to decide what access is needed between computers. Often, an intelligent way to do this is to create buckets of similar risk, but to keep a manageable number of buckets. Each bucket is called a zone, and a […]
» Tags: dmz, firewall
UNC-Chapel Hill Network Acceptable Use Policy
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» Subjects: Policies and Legal Issues, Security » Tags: acceptable use, access point, aup, copyright, data aup, firewall, networking policy, router, switches
AFS doesn’t seem to work behind my firewall. Why?
Description: AFS doesn’t seem to work right behind my firewall. Why? AFS is only supported when the machine is connected to the campus network. Firewalls can cause problems with AFS functionality. These can be software firewalls like Outpost or ZoneAlarm (Windows), ipchains/iptables (UNIX) or hardware firewalls like a Linksys or Netgear router. Firewalls block certain network […]
» Subjects: AFS, Data Storage » Tags: AFS, firewall, ports