This chapter covers the following subjects:
• 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.
• NIDS Versus NIPS—This section delves into the characteristics, advantages, disadvantages, and differences of network intrusion detection systems and network intrusion prevention systems.
This chapter covers the CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 objectives 1.1, 1.2, and 3.6.
This chapter is all about the network border, also known as the network perimeter. This should be a network administrator’s ...