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Cathy has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry. She has worked as a software developer and network administrator, and now works in systems administration. She has earned certifications CCNA, CISSP, and CEH. Recently taking up an interest in digital forensics, she earned certifications in Digital Forensic Analyst (CSFA),and Digital Forensics Examiner (DFE).

Cathy moved from Texas to the easst side of Washington in 2005 to work at Pacific National Laboratory (PNNL) in 2005. Her interests are reading, especially science fiction, gardening, baking, cats, and birding.

These days, we hear about the need to have good computer security even from commercial tv and radio news no less. Basic security practices call for the of use of a host-based firewall on our computers. Many of us have been using iptables to provide the protection of host-based firewall. With the wide spread adoption of systemd, we are now faced with moving to firewalld. While firewalld is advertised as a wrapper for iptables, it is not a direct one to one mapping of syntax or configuration. This will be a basic introduction to firewalld. A general knowledge of the purpose and function of a host-based firewall will be helpful but is not required.

Date:
2018 April 28 - 07:15
Duration:
45 min
Room:
CC-200
Conference:
LinuxFest Northwest 2018
Language:
Track:
Security
Difficulty:
Easy

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