SC-7(17): Automated Enforcement of Protocol Formats

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Control Statement

Enforce adherence to protocol formats.

Supplemental Guidance

System components that enforce protocol formats include deep packet inspection firewalls and XML gateways. The components verify adherence to protocol formats and specifications at the application layer and identify vulnerabilities that cannot be detected by devices operating at the network or transport layers.