Barbaros Catkan

Presentation Title: Packet Filtering Firewalls at the Network Perimeter
Presentation Details:

In this article, we will discuss packet filtering firewalls and how they are positioned in a Defense-In-Depth concept. We will introduce some basic guidelines for configuration to provide security against some types of attacks. Although we will concentrate on network security, we will also examine the possibilities of implementing PF firewalls in host security.

About Barbaros:

Barbaros Catkan. Presently a lecturer at the Kingdom University. Started his career as a systems programmer on IBM mainframes in early 1980s after graduating from the university. Worked up from technical to managerial positions in Information Management Departments and hence witnessed the change in the IT industry from centralistic mainframe environments to today’s distributed environments. Can be reached at

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Event Organizers

E-Security Gulf Group  

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.  


Microsoft Corporation  

Argus Systems Group 

Bahrain International Circuit 

Gulf Air 

Kingdom University, Bahrain 

Instec Digital Systems 

Oracle Corporation 


Duroob Technology 

Qatar Airways 

Supporting Organizations

Bellua Asia Pacific  

X-Focus China  

Bahrain Information Technology Society 

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.