Common Uses for Security Contexts

Multiple security contexts can be used in the following situations:

• Service provider wanting to sell firewall services to many customers

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You might want to use multiple security contexts in the following situations:

■ You are a service provider and want to sell firewall services to many customers.

■ You are a large enterprise or a college campus and want to keep departments completely separate.

■ You are an enterprise that wants to provide distinct security policies to different departments.

■ You have a network that requires more than one firewall.

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