hypertext transfer protocol

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Noun1.hypertext transfer protocol - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsershypertext transfer protocol - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
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lt;p>The TMS is a true application-layer gateway, something we verified by configuring a rule allowing HTTP traffic and then hitting it with non-HTTP packets destined to TCP Port 80.
Because many of today's P2P applications use port 80 (HTTP) to bypass firewalls and access rules, BWM further ensures stability of the network by limiting P2P bandwidth.
Of the more than 1,400 actual attacks monitored, most were aimed at port 80, which is used for Web traffic.
A new installer package makes deployment even easier - new installation package will automatically set up SuperContainer with FileMaker Server Advanced and Apache/IIS on port 80 - eliminating custom setups for dealing with firewalls and SSL setup.
For the first time since the inaugural State of the Internet Report(first quarter of 2008), Port 445 (Microsoft-DS) was not the most targeted port for attacks, dropping to third place at 15 percent, behind Port 443 (SSL[HTTPS], 17 percent) and Port 80 (WWW[HTTP], 24 percent).
The solution is Linux-based, and offers configurable communication traversal paths to use TCP or UDP; default communication is via TCP port 80, meaning that existing security policies can be used in most scenarios.
This relates specifically to port 80, where more network traffic resides today.
Palo Alto Networks today announced that Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC) has selected Palo Alto Networks' PA-4000 Series for user-based visibility and control over all port 80 Web traffic.
All communications are done over the standard web port 80 that is monitored by firewalls and anti-malware software.
The hardware and software solution can be equipped with individual security engines or in layered, all-in-one bundles, such as solutions for network access (combining firewall with intrusion detection and prevention), mail (combining firewall, SPAM and content scanning, and antivirus) and Web content (combining firewall, Port 80 control and antivirus).
Through proprietary processes and the company's WebCatcher feature--by which uncategorised Web sites accessed by customers are sent back to Websense for review--Websense is able to identify spyware servers and block employees from unknowingly sending data to them via back-channel port 80 connections.
The new communications stack allows admins to automate disk-image distribution of FontAgent Pro software to client machines across large networks, as well as the use of custom ports for tighter security control, including http-standard port 80.