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I know this may not be the right place to ask this but i am in dire need of a job right now and i need some feedback on how to answer these paragraphs, the recruiter wants me to put after each bullet point paragraph a couple of sentances, i have worked with all of these windows technologies but i just dont know how to word it correctly or how i should paragraph it. any feed back on this would be very appreciated. thanks

"      Understanding of basic concepts of Firewall technologies (Cisco and Sonicwall a plus!)
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Your best bet is to keep is short but as useful as possible.

Explain the basic role of a firewall and the difference between hardware and software firewalls.

http://www.howstuffworks.com/firewall.htm
http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com/webmaster/article.php/3103431

Then explain the various terms connected with firewalls, such as SPI, NAT, DMZ, Proxy, Dual-Homed etc.

You could also add in that many firewalls also have VPN systems integrated into them.

http://www.linktionary.com/f/firewall_term.html

If you have experience with Cisco and Sonicwall then add in a couple of sentences about them, if you haven't used them then avoid making it sound like you have.

If you have used, for example, Sonicwall firewalls in the past, I would talk about the specific advantages of a Sonicwall firewall over other hardware firewalls.

http://www.sonicwall.com/us/5109.html

If you need anymore help or specific advice (especially with Sonicwall or Watchguard firewalls), then let me know.

Thanks.
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