IDPS vs. Firewalls

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Q: What is the primary purpose of intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS) when compared to firewall systems?

a. A firewall blocks all attacks; IDPS informs us if the firewall was successful.

b. IDPS will notify the system administrator at every possible attack that has occurred, whether successful or unsuccessful.

c. A firewall reports all attacks to the IDPS.

d. IDPS logs and notifies the system administrator of any suspected attacks but may not recognize every attack.

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