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Albert
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IPS Signatures vs Application Control

What is the difference between "IPS Signatures" and "Application Control" since both of them are in layer 7 and using same signature.

 

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emnoc
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IPS  matches on pre-canned or custom signature and typically push to match the client/server direction and OS types  ( windows unix etc...). It can also mitigate at all layers of the OSI from  layer3 and upwards.

 

APP_CONTROL matches on behavior based on the application usage & mitigates or control from  the application layer. It uses application logic and awareness for control 

 

The IPS wil make a bigger impact on thru-put  in a full blown deployment

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Albert
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Thanks

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