Because of the diverse needs of the U. community, there is no central firewall protecting computers. (Unless protected by a departmental firewall or other methods of protection, your computer is directly accessible from anywhere on the worldwide Internet). The University is protected by Network Filters.
Information and Education
- Internet Firewall Tutorial (PDF) - Rob Pickering
The firewall included with the operating system/built into the operating system can be easier to manage.
Mac OS X
- Symantec Norton Personal Firewall
- DoorStop from Open Door Networks
- NetBarrier from Intego