A firewall is a set of related programs located at a network gateway server that protects the resources of a private network from users on other networks. There are several types of firewalls used in the past and being used today based on their performance, technology, requirement, and level of security. Below here are most commonly used types of firewalls in the industry:
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When we speak about network security, we often hear about terms like firewalls, Intrusion Detection System and Intrusion Prevention System. In this article, let us gain some understanding of these jargons.
The following table brings out a comparative analysis of firewalls, IDS, IPS and routers:
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