Chapter 7. Network Perimeter Security

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Image Firewalls and Network Security: In this section, you find out about one of the most important strategic pieces in your network security design—the firewall. Then we discuss other network security concepts such as packet filtering, access control lists, proxy servers, and honeypots.

Image NIDS Versus NIPS: This section delves into the characteristics, advantages, disadvantages, and differences of network intrusion detection systems and network intrusion prevention systems. ...

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