Are Firewalls Dead?

Is your firewall running? Well maybe you’d better catch…ah never mind, it’s an old, unfunny joke.

But seriously, is your firewall doing anything for your security? No, really. With so many of today’s attacks coming over port 80, is your firewall providing any defense anymore? Has the firewall outgrown its usefulness and been passed over by a new generation of sophisticated attacks? Well, that is what Microsoft security expert Roger Grimes thinks.

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Story added 19. July 2012, content source with full text you can find at link above.