The Trouble With Middleboxes – Part 1

According to RFC-3234, “A middlebox is defined as any intermediary device performing functions other than the normal, standard functions of an IP router on the datagram path between a source host and destination host”.  The overwhelming number of network security appliances such as firewalls (FW) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) are middleboxes. Unlike routers and switches […]

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