Screencast: How to configure a UTM device

Unified threat management technologies provide protection against various network attacks, but properly configuring UTM boxes can be a whole other battle. In this exclusive screencast, expert David Strom gives an easy-to-follow, on-screen demonstration of the configuration options available in SonicWall's unified threat management product. In simple steps, Strom explains how to set up a SonicWall box, how to interpret its alerts, and how to adjust security policies to ensure that a network has optimum protection.

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In this step-by-step, automated demo, network security expert David Strom demonstrates the configuration options available in SonicWall's unified threat management product.





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David Strom
About the author:
David Strom is one of the leading experts on network and Internet technologies and has written extensively on the topic for nearly 20 years. He has held several editorial management positions for both print and online properties, most recently as Editor-in-Chief for Tom's Hardware . In 1990, Strom created Network Computing magazine and was the first Editor-in-Chief establishing the magazine's networked laboratories. He is the author of two books: Internet Messaging (Prentice Hall 1998) which he co-authored with Marshall T. Rose and Home Networking Survival Guide (McGrawHill/Osbourne; 2001). Strom is a frequent speaker, panel moderator and instructor and has appeared on Fox TV News Network, NPR's Science Friday radio program, ABC TV's World News Tonight and CBS-TV's Up to the Minute.

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This was first published in June 2007

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