Anything for home user and not the technical one??

Christofer C. Bell christofer.c.bell at
Mon Jul 26 08:13:39 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 11:25 PM, g <geleem at> wrote:
> only reason i have ever seen/or applied, to firewall all systems behind
> a router is for business security.
> after all, if you can not trust your family, it is time to start thinking
> about getting a new family.

It's called "defense in depth" and has nothing at all to do with not
trusting your family.  You should run the firewall regardless if
you're behind a router or not.  Your system shouldn't be trusting your
router to keep out all threats.


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