Chapter 12. Filtering, Intrusion Detection, and Attack Management

New Features in PIX 7.0

PIX 7.0 offers several enhancements for filtering, intrusion detection, and attack management that earlier versions did not.

Enhanced TCP Security Engine

The enhanced TCP security engine:

  • Introduces new capabilities for detecting protocol and application layer attacks.

  • Provides TCP stream reassembly and analysis services to detect attacks that are spread across a series of packets. ...

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