Home Internet Security: Untangle Next Generation (NG) Firewall – Part 3

And now we get to the meat (or if you are a vegetarian, the tofu) of Untangle: the Apps. Apps extend the basic functionality of the system and add the real security capabilities. I'll take you through the four free ones ("Lite" versions) that I use for my home.Web Filter LiteThe Web Filter Lite app allows... Continue Reading →

Home Internet Security: Untangle Next Generation (NG) Firewall – Part 2

Let's dive deeper into the configuration options of the Untangle Firewall.NetworkThe "Network" config option has all the info to set up the device to talk on your network. I should mention now that to "close" a panel, you need to visit the lower right of your screen and choose an option. I say this because, on my... Continue Reading →

Home Internet Security: Setting up the Onion

If you've read any of my other posts you'll know, I'm a geek. But when it came to my home network, I tried to keep it simple. In fact, for network security, I took a policy-based versus technical approach. The policies were in the form of agreements between my kids and my wife and I... Continue Reading →

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