Network Firewall Standard

All Environments

  • Georgia Tech networks are required to have a network firewall in place
  • Firewalls must be centrally supported
  • Follow the principle of least privilege
    • Deny connections by default
    • Allow by exception
  • Rules should have business justification and rational design

Client Environments

  • Outbound traffic can be allow by default
  • Inbound rules should only be created for asset administration