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Boundary Protection

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Definition(s):

  Monitoring and control of communications at the external boundary of an information system to prevent and detect malicious and other unauthorized communications, through the use of boundary protection devices (e.g. gateways, routers, firewalls, guards, encrypted tunnels).
Source: NIST SP 800-53 rev 4.

Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

  Monitoring and control of communications at the external boundary of an information system to prevent and detect malicious and other unauthorized communications, through the use of boundary protection devices (e.g., gateways, routers, firewalls, guards, encrypted tunnels).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

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