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Is firewall needed when a VPS is used to run a single service?

There's one important scenario missing from your analysis: consider if you accidentally start a service that isn't supposed to be accessible from the Internet. You aren't being malicious, so you aren'...
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Is firewall needed when a VPS is used to run a single service?

This isn’t an accurate description of how real-world firewalls work. A firewall doesn’t just either deny or accept all traffic to a specific port. It can decide which traffic is acceptable and which ...
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Is firewall needed when a VPS is used to run a single service?

You seem to focus on the simplest packet filter firewall which just restricts incoming traffic by port and might restrict outgoing traffic. Even this kind of firewall can already be used as an ...
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How exactly do corporate companies decrypt employee SSL/HTTPS traffic on company owned corporate devices?

I thought the first certificate would encrypt the data and only the last one could decrypt but maybe that's not true/right? If your browser -> origin connection were tunnelled via the proxy then ...
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