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Re: New Computer? Six Steps to Safer Surfing

  • From: Suresh Ramasubramanian
  • Date: Sat Dec 18 22:44:36 2004
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On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 22:07:58 -0500 (EST), Sean Donelan <sean@donelan.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Dec 2004, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
> > Just asking .. any idea how many cable / dsl operators around the
> > world - not just in the USA - provide hardware firewalls along with
> > their CPE equipment - or perhaps provide CPE equipment that's capable
> > of firewalling?
> 
> How many dialup operators around the world provide hardware firewalls? Or
> is the modem built into your computer or bought as an add-on card?

Not a valid comparison.

At least some manufacturers make hardware firewalls that are also
PPPoE / PPPoA dsl modems.  Linksys for example.  Several other
manufacturers don't do this.

-- 
Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists@gmail.com)