Deep packet inspection: Innovations in firewall technology

Learn more about deep packet inspection and application-level security with these white papers and Webcasts from TechRepublic's white papers directory.

While firewalls have always been an important part of security, new innovations in firewall technology have allowed the application of deep packet inspection (DPI). This development is important because of the increased use of sophisticated new security threats.

Hackers are looking to delve deeper into database applications, financial reporting tools, ERP systems and the like to find the most intimate and potentially valuable information. Further, if a hacker's goal is to disrupt or damage, then loss of service to a mission-critical application is a sure win for the dark side.

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To learn more about application-level security, check out the following white papers and Webcast from Nortel Networks and Spirent Communications:

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