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: Untangle Next Generation (NG) Firewall – Part 1

So I'm going to take a little break from the awesomeness that is SecurityOnion to bring you another free tool for your home networks. Now this one is a little different than the SecurityOnion as it is meant to be placed "in-line" with your network's traffic. This means it can be intrusive if not configured... Continue Reading →

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