Jason asked his company’s firewall administrator to set the firewall to inspect all incoming traffic on ports 80 and 443 to ensure that no malicious data is getting into the network. Why is this request not possible?
A. Firewalls cannot inspect traffic coming through port 443.
B. Firewalls can only inspect outbound traffic.
C. Firewalls cannot inspect traffic coming through port 80.
D. Firewalls cannot inspect traffic at all, they can only block or allow certain ports.
The correct answer is D.
Firewalls only block or allow data packets based on their TCP/IP properties such as source and destination addresses, port numbers, protocols used, etc.
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