2.) What governs the type of traffic that is and is not allowed through a firewall?
A. rule base
C. access control list
Answer from the SearchSecurity.com glossary:
"In the context of a computer server acting as a firewall, a rule base is a set of rules that govern what is and what is not allowed through the firewall."
- There are various rules you can apply to your firewall.
- Review these firewall best practices for more information on filtering and rule bases.
This was first published in March 2005