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21. Firepower

Chris Carthern1  , William Wilson2 and Noel Rivera3
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand

No other network security device is as common as the firewall; however, modern firewalls have evolved leaps over the traditional state tracking firewalls. Modern firewalls provide options such as traffic normalization, application inspection, intrusion detection integration, and Virtual Private Network (VPN) capabilities among many other features. The Firepower series was born from a combination of Cisco’s ASA firewalls and Sourcefire’s Intrusion Prevention System (IPS). They are powerful ...

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