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Astaro Security Gateway: a Linux-based security appliance

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm


MIT Building E-51, Room 315


Pete Stagman


Pete discusses Astaro Security Gateway, a Linux-based security appliance that provides protection for network, web access and email traffic.


Astaro Security Linux provides firewall, VPN, Intrusion Prevention/Detection, spam/virus blocking, and web protection, with a simple web-based management interface. Applications used: IPTables, Apache, FreeSwan, Squid, Exim, Snort, SpamAssasin, and ClamAV.


  1. Astaro home page

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