January 08, 2012

1.1 Explain the security function and purpose of network devices and technologies

  • Firewalls 
  • Routers 
  • Switches 
  • Load Balancers 
  • Proxies 
  • Web security gateways 
  • VPN concentrators 
  • NIDS and NIPS (Behavior based, signature based, anomaly based, heuristic) 
  • Protocol analyzers 
  • Sniffers 
  • Spam filter, all-in-one security appliances 
  • Web application firewall vs. network firewall 
  • URL filtering, content inspection, malware inspection 

1 comment:

  1. You have listed all the main security function in this post. I am aware of most of them but is eager to learn about the rest. I will explore online to find relevant information.
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