What is the role of an IPS?

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What is the role of an IPS?

  • to detect patterns of malicious traffic by the use of signature files
  • to filter traffic based on defined rules and connection context
  • to filter traffic based on Layer 7 information
  • to enforce access control policies based on packet content

Explanation: For detecting malicious activity, an IPS uses a set of rules called signatures to detect patterns in network traffic.

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