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CyberPop – What’s a Proxy Server

Published: July 24, 2016 | By: ginasilvertree | Views: 2063
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Today’s Question: What’s a Proxy Server?

Answer: A proxy server is a server that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. A proxy server is associated with or part of a gateway server that separates the enterprise network from the outside network and a firewall server that protects the enterprise network from outside intrusion. Most proxies are web proxies, facilitating access to content on the World Wide Web and providing anonymity. – Cybrary Glossary

 

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