Guarding the Gate Is Essential for E-Commerce: The Case for Firewalls (Aug 2000)

February, 2002


The ever-expanding Internet creates new opportunities for hackers to disrupt e-commerce daily. Network firewalls can do much to make your e-commerce site less attractive to hackers, though even the best guard dog cannot entirely overwhelm attempts to penetrate your security. This article provides recommendations for evaluating various approaches to firewall technology.