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Speaker Name Uttam Kr Jaiswal
Company NetKraft Pvt. Ltd.
Talk Title Building Firewall with IPTables
Track /adm/security
Class Introductory
Scope Technical
Synopsis There would be brief introduction to NetFilter, its stateful nature and would proceed to detail how to build a firewall using iptables.
Points IPtables its stateful nature building chains configuring a firewall
Speaker Profile Completed Engineering(Metallurgical Engg) in 1992 from BIT Sindri, Ranchi University, currently in Jharkhand. Joined SAIL (Steel Authority of India Ltd.) in Bokaro Steel City immediately after passing out. In Bokaro, fell in love with Computers in 1993 and developed working on it as a hobby. This ilegitimate affair was soon recognised by the senior bosses of the department and was put to the systems section of the department Actively involved in modernisation of Hot Strip Mill in Bokaro Steel Plant from the systems side where VAX/VMS was heavily used and was also sent to Linz/Austria for three months. Pioneered a BBS in Bokaro in April 1997 and brought the people in and around Bokaro close to internet by providing them with Basic-internet facility viz. email and newsgroup in an era when VSNL has offered full internet services in only 5-7 places in India. Got introduced to Linux with the PC Quest's distribution of Slackware CDs in 1997 and thus started another extra-marital affair with the penguin. Joined the Linux India mailing List in 1999 and the BLUG a year later. Came to Bangalore couple of times in mid 2000 and attended few BLUG monthly meets. Was actively associated with BLUG in IT.com 2000 Finally resigned from SAIL in Nov. 2000 and came to Bangalore to join Netkraft Pvt Ltd as a senior system administrator where many call as The Linux guy. Made Linux very popular in NetKraft after configuring a stateful firewall along with other server on Linux like the proxy, DNS, SMTP, cvs and bugzilla servers.
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