Overheard: Word of the Day

Oct 8 2009   1:20PM GMT

Overheard – Stateful inspection

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

What type of traffic inspection do you need? This is where the buzzwords start to come into play. Every vendor out there has a different trademark for their traffic-inspection technology, but there are essentially three different options: packet-filtering, stateful-inspection and application-proxy firewalls.

Mike Chapple, How to choose a firewall

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is stateful inspection.

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