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Networking - Quiz(MCQ)
One of the most obvious places to put an IDS sensor is near the firewall. Where exactly in relation to the firewall is the most productive placement?
Inside the firewall
Outside the firewall
Both inside and outside the firewall
Neither inside the firewall nor outside the firewall.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Inside the firewall

Explanation : There are legitimate political, budgetary and research reasons to want to see all the “attacks” against your connection, but given the care and feeding any IDS requires, do yourself a favor and keep your NIDS sensors on the inside of the firewall.