Security+ Exam Prep Question of the Week

Most corporate security policies set the firewall to use the following security stance?

  1. Anti-spoofing
  2. Reverse DNS lookup
  3. Malware filtering
  4. Implicit deny

The correct answer is 4.

The most common security stance or design philosophy for the security of a firewall is deny by default (i.e. implicit deny), then allow by exception (a.k.a. explicit allow).

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