Jump Boxes vs. Firewalls?

When it comes to protecting a system that is critical, sometimes establishing a security zone needs additional configuration to make it function correctly. Two practices that are commonly used are to establish internal firewalls and stand up a jump box. A jump box is simply a system, usually a single operating system, that is connected to two networks. The first of these networks is the common network and the second is the sensitive security zone.

This is what I’m trying to shake down to see if anyone still does this practice. Read the entire post online at the Network Administrator blog at TechRepublic.



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