Best practices for firewall rules configuration

When you modify a firewall configuration, it is important to consider potential security risks to avoid future issues. Security is a complex topic and can vary from case to case, but this article describes best practices for configuring perimeter firewall rules. Block...

Block Websites Using DPI

Here is an example of configuring a custom application category and firewall rule to block traffic for Facebook. You could also use the default application categories or create other custom categories. configure #If DPI is not already enabled set system...

EdgeMAX – Web proxy service for filtering

How the web proxy service can be configured via EdgeRouter’s CLI? A web proxy is useful for blocking, allowing or redirecting web traffic. There are a number of options associated with the web proxy service: hg@optusnet# set service webproxy ? administrator...

Securing WordPress

Security in WordPress is taken very seriously, but as with any other system there are potential security issues that may arise if some basic security precautions aren’t taken. This article will go through some common forms of vulnerabilities, and the things you...

Changing Fortigate from Switch mode to Interface mode

Fortigate units (the big ones at least) come configured in what is called “switch mode” meaning it groups a number of interfaces together and makes them act as a switch, serves DHCP over these interfaces, etc. Most companies don’t like to use this – instead if we want...

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