Firewall Technology

Fred Baker

Tuesday January 28th 2003 at 7:00pm
College of DuPage, SRC 2800


In the era of always on Internet access, more computers than ever are exposed to the internet. As a result network security is of interest to many more people. Secuirty has several major components including virus protection, virtual private networks and firewalls.

This presentation will be an introduction to firewall technology:

  • Motivation
  • TCP/IP protocol basics
  • Firewall technology
  • Network Address Translation
  • Corporate deployment
  • Motivation for the home
  • Home deployment

    Speaker Bio

    Fred P. Baker, CCIE #3555, MCSE+I, MCSE(2K), CCIP(security), CCSA has been working in the network field for some 22 years beginning with pre SNA IBM mainframes. He has been working with IP with cisco equipment for some 9 years (started with IOS 8 and cisco was spelled with a small c). He worked for Ameritech for 23 years and currently works for Allstate Insurance as an internal consultant. He holds certifications in cisco routing, cisco security, Windows, and Checkpoint

    Getting to the meeting

    The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be:

            January 28th, 2003
    	7:00pm to 9:00pm
            College of DuPage
            Building SRC, Rm 2800
            22nd and Lambert
            Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
    Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
    Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd, then Lambert Rd North to 22nd St.
    Turn right and look for Lot 2 or the Faculty/Staff parking lot (behind Lot 1) on the right side of 22nd St.
    Walk to the SRC building, room 2800 is on the second floor of the west side of the building,
    upstairs from the north doors facing Lot 2.

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