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2001 FREENIX Track Technical Program - Abstract

Cost Effective Securtity for Small Businesses: A Guide to Open Source Solutions

Sean R. Brown, Applied Geographics, Inc.


As high bandwidth Internet access becomes more readily available at lower cost, many small companies are leveraging the Internet to expand their market share and grow their business. Companies choosing to connect their internal LANs to the Internet often sacrifice the security of local network resources for the sake of expediency and cost. With the availability of inexpensive hardware and the proliferation of open source software projects, highly reliable network security solutions are no longer just for large corporations.
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