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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