Raspberry Pi Firewall and Intrusion Detection System

Karahan O., Kaya B.

Journal of Intelligent Systems: Theory and Applications, vol.3, no.2, pp.21-24, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


Information is the most essential building block to businesses, thus having adequate control over it is indispensability for most. Such control allows for better security and overall administration for a company. The existing solution is to install a firewall to the root switch, enabling admins to manage traffic by interfacing with the firewall equipment. This paper proposes a light-weight and highly configurable firewall solution for small to mid-range businesses. Built on a Raspberry Pi, including a user-friendly interface, with little information individuals will able to configure and install the firewall to their businesses. The proper solution will enable highlevel control over the desired ports and user groups. Access to potentially harmful information can effortlessly be moderated and blocked if necessary