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Port-based security is

[s]tateful inspection firewalls block any Internet traffic coming into or out of a network on a specific line of communication, called a port. However, modern applications use different ports, and malicious software can change the port it uses.[1]

References Edit

  1. Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers, at 204.

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