Network device security: Appliances, firewalls and switches

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  • What are the 5 types of network firewalls and how are they different?

    As they monitor and filter network traffic, some firewalls can provide some pretty advanced security controls. But added packet inspection can slow network performance. Continue Reading

  • distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack

    A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is an attack in which multiple compromised computer systems attack a target, such as a server, website or other network resource, and cause a denial of service for users of the targeted resource. Continue Reading

  • spyware

    Spyware is software that is installed on a computing device without the user's knowledge. Spyware can be difficult to detect; often, the first indication a user has that a computing device has been infected with spyware is a noticeable reduction in ... Continue Reading

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