Posted on 2011-03-22
I guess this is more of an opinion question, but is a true home firewall needed? Is a Linksys/Netgear router enough?
I understand that a firewall is really only a portion of the defense in depth approach. I know there is not a magic silver bullet. I patch my PCs, encrypt/secure my wireless, put AV/Malware protection on my computers/smartphones. Our home networks are becoming more sophisticated as time goes on and we store more sensitive data on that network than ever before.
I'm getting ready to revamp my home network infrastructure was just curious what other people think about this topic.