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I have implement the linux router together with the internal firewall. currently my static ip is get thru my linux router first then i split the network to different area.

do i need IDS or firewall hardware?...may i know the brand of the model? which are easy for me to configure?
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by:bigwave2
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Have a look at http://www.ipcop.org

IPCop turns an old PC into a harware firewall and has built in IDS

You can also add on other functions such as web content filtering.
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any orther option?
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An IDS is always something good to have. Here is a free one that is widely supported, and is working on all platform:

http://www.snort.org
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Btw, I have a personnal preference toward Hardware firewall. I'm hooked on cisco products.. check out their PIX line of firewall..

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/

Has integrated VPN fontions too.. You can have clients or sites connect to your firewall if you need it..
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isa server 2004 (www.isaserver.org).
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Recommendations:
PIX firewall - put your publicallly accessable hosts on a "DMZ" interface.  You will need a minimum of (3) interfaces (trusted, untrusted, DMZ).  PIX 515 is the minimum.

Intrusion Detection - Snort for no cost and there are lots and lots of additional supporting products

   - or -

Tipping Point - Intrusion Prevention; inline intrusion prevention system

Hope this helps you!
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Net: Good recommendation :) lol
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thanks...is it PIX is a hardware or software? easy to install and configure?
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THe pix is a Hardware firewall, Easy to install if you are using the PDM (graphical configuration), using a web browser.. You'll need a professional if you have trouble configuring it for your needs, some things can only be accomplished via command prompt interface.. But most of your config can be appied via The graphical one.
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