Tools to Prevent Security Attacks

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Q: Adam is the Network Administrator for his company, which has a TCP/IP-based routed network. Adam recently learned about the Slammer worm, which attacked computers in 2003 and doubled the number of infected hosts every ~9 seconds. The Slammer worm was able to infect 75,000 hosts in its first 10 minutes. Which of the below tools will you install and configure to prevent such attacks?


a. Anti-x

b. Firewall

c. Intrusion Detection Systems

d. Intrusion Prevention Systems

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