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Create Proxy Server - Exercise

Securing Proxy Server Solution

Objective: Provide Proxy Server recommendations for preventing security breaches.


This exercise provides you an opportunity to practice what you learned in the previous lesson. You will be presented with a troubleshooting scenario, but unlike Problem Solver exercises work offline in Notepad or Microsoft Word®. When you have completed your solution, click the Submit button to compare your results.


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The following scenario describes the requirements for enhancing the Proxy Server design of a legal firm.


Six months after the initial installation, the legal firm has completed the conversion of the Edmonton branch office to a TCP/IP-based network. The Edmonton branch is connected to the Montreal central office through the Calgary branch office. You have been hired to evaluate the current network for the legal firm. After your evaluation, you reach the conclusion that the connections between locations are saturated


Since the initial deployment, the legal firm has experienced several security breaches from Internet-based users. What recommendations would you make for preventing future security breaches?