Some of the different kinds of things that an Intrusion Detection System or IDS might detect would be looking in the context of the data, looking for attacks…

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Why Active Audit? Why is active audit necessary? Many companies rely on their perimeter security. Perimeter can be breached most of the network and its systems are virtually…

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IPSec assumes that a security association or SA is in place, but does have a mechanism for creating that association. The IETF chose to break the process into…

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High performance in a firewall is critical. This is driven not only by your end user community, but by some of the applications people plan to use. Today’s…

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There are a few different types of firewalls. Here’s a little history. The traditional approach was access routers. Using access control lists to control network access.. A low…

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Policy Enforcement Using Access Control Lists Now we’re going to look at policy enforcement using Access Control Lists. We want the ability to stop and reroute traffic based…

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Integrity Let’s look at some of the different integrity solutions. Integrity—Network Availability One of the functions of integrity is making sure the network is up. You need to…

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Let’s explore another methodology of making sure that your system is safe. This is different than the other ones we’ve been touching on. Network Address Translation means security…

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User Authentication with Kerberos Kerberos is another technology. It is one that has been broken into historically; however, it provides a good level of security. With Kerberos you…

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RADIUS RADIUS is an access server authentication and accounting protocol that has gained wide support. The RADIUS authentication server maintains user authentication and network access information. RADIUS clients…

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