How proxy works and different types of proxy

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Proxy types and how it works

  1. What is a proxy and why we use it?
  2. What is a private proxy?
  3. Type of proxy servers
  4. Proxies for protocols

What is a proxy and why we use it?

  • To protect our internal network using network rules and policy and in that way the proxy act as a FW.
  • To hide the internal network from the internet, here it acts like Router.
  • Control if there is any leak of data.
  • Divert traffic, it can work as a load balancer as it can also redirect traffic.
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What is a private proxy?

  • Data can be shown that it’s coming from different IP addresses to hide the real one form attacker miss use.
  • Filter out content going in and out where it should follow a well-precise policy, the proxy also collects all the logs of websites visited, and that provides good traceability for the security team.
  • Proxy cache the data often visited to provide fast access.
  • Examine packet headers and payload to track any social media access so it can easily be restricted.

Type of proxy servers

Reverse proxy

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Web proxy

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Transparent Proxy

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CGI proxy

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Residential proxy

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Anonymous Proxy

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Tor Onion proxy

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I2P Anonymous proxy

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High Anonymity Proxy

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Suffix proxy

Distorting proxy

Proxies for protocols

Socks proxy

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FTP proxy

HTTP proxy

DNS proxy

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SSH proxy

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Conclusion

SLAP! a CLAP and have a good day see you sO.On ❤

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