Security perimeter of school networks

  • János Csordás Szentistvántelepi Általános Iskola
Keywords: security perimeter; next-generation firewall; open source solutions; cybercrime; HuEDU; OpenLab


Perimeter security of IT systems is becoming more complex, more expensive, and next-generation firewalls are in most cases unavailable to some institutions. The article is about school security perimeter. I will cover the possibilities provided by open source solutions, the functions and shortcomings of the available environments, and describe how perimeter security can be implemented with the available tools. The article highlights information security vulnerabilities and suggests how school administrators can reduce risks.

How to Cite
Csordás, J. (2020). Security perimeter of school networks. Computers & Learning, 3(1), 21-31. Retrieved from