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What does SPI stand for?

SPI stands for Stateful Packet Inspection (firewall based protocol)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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With the internal and application threat environment rapidly evolving in today's networks, protecting only the network edge and lower layers with stateful packet inspection techniques is no longer an acceptable risk for many businesses, resulting in the need for the more comprehensive protection offered with deep packet inspection approaches.
However, problems have been reported with some routers that have Stateful Packet Inspection in their firewalls, and sometimes a solution is to turn off SPI.
The new SmoothGuard 1000-UTM appliance includes: * Firewall: Stateful packet inspection with load balancing, layer 7 content analysis and intrusion detection * VPN Gateway: Clientless Secure Remote Access for mobile users and site-to-site VPN connections * Web Security: Content filtering, anti-virus, anti-spyware and browser exploit detection * Email Security: Anti-spam, anti-virus and mail relay In their Network Security and Content Security Report for Q3/2006, industry analysts Infonetics concluded; "Worldwide network security appliance and software sales were up 11% to $1.
The reference platform enables network equipment vendors to develop products that support a rich suite of information technology (IT) services and capabilities, such as voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), IP-PBX, Gigabit Ethernet LAN switch, stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall, virtual private network (VPN) router, application-aware quality of service (QoS), print server and network-attached storage (NAS).
Multi-gigabit network co-processing solutions that are cost effective, low power, and can support advanced features such as stateful packet inspection and simultaneous processing of millions of input streams can drive the market for application routing and enhanced multi-factor network security.