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DoorStop X Security Suite

May 25th, 2006

Like some other OS X firewall products, such as Flying Buttress (3.5 mice), DoorStop X Security Suite puts a friendlier front end on OS X’s built-in firewall, making it an excellent solution for users who like the idea of using that built-in firewall but would like to be able to configure it more completely without resorting to the Terminal.

The question is, are you willing to pay $80 for such access? I think it’s definitely worth the ducats. But if you’re on a tighter budget, you can opt to purchase the firewall alone, without the rest of the Suite, for $49.

DoorStop X walks you through a brief setup process, during which you choose the amount of access other users will have to your Mac. The default setting is to allow no access, which is more stringent than you’d want if you are sharing your iTunes music library, for example. The alternative is to customize the configuration and select the services you want to make available to others users.Read Full Story

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