Gateways, Computer Network Security

Gateways

They transfer packets among network machines that have different protocols (e.g. between a WAN and a LAN). They access a packet formatted for one protocol and change it to a packet formatted for another protocol before transferring it. They perform in all seven layers of the OSI architecture.

 

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