Definition[edit | edit source]

Perimeter security mechanisms are

the specific security policies and products used at the network perimeter which is defined as the boundary between the private locally managed and operated side of the network and the public side of the network. For example, a firewall and an intrusion detection system are perimeter security mechanisms.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Privacy Technical Assistance Center, Perimeter Security Mechanisms (full-text).

See also[edit | edit source]

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.