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ALSO CALLED: Host Intrusion Detection, Network Intrusion Detection, Host IDS, Network IDS, Network Intrusion Management, ID
DEFINITION: Intrusion detection (ID) is a type of security management system for computers and networks. An ID system gathers and analyzes information from various areas within a computer or a network to identify possible security breaches, which include both intrusions (attacks from outside the organization) and misuse (attacks from within the organization). ID uses vulnerability assessment (sometimes refered  … 
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Use Case: Scaling a University's Intrusion Detection System to Support 30,000 Users
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a use case in which a major research university needed to upgrade its intrusion detection system (IDS) to secure 30,000 users and monitor tens of gigabits of internet traffic each second.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Gigamon

Context-Aware Vulnerability Management: The Basics
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the benefits of context-aware vulnerability management solutions, and if it is the right security solution for your organization.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

Next-Generation Security: Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how an intrusion prevention system (IPS) works and why it's more effective than traditional firewalls in analyzing your network activity to detect and prevent problems.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Advanced Persistent Threats: Detection, Protection and Prevention
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to get an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and how Sophos complete security solution can protect your network, servers and end user clients.
Posted: 06 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This eye-opening reviews data collected from nearly 5000 experienced IT workers regarding deficiencies in the ways that their companies attempt to think about, fight, and detect security breaches.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Websense, Inc.

Protect Your Brand with Alert Logic PCI DSS Compliance Solutions
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This product brief outlines Alert Logic's cloud-powered solutions and the unique benefits offered to help eliminate the burden of PCI compliance.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Alert Logic

Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Sophisticated exploits that utilize advanced evasion techniques are all too common. Anti-evasion data-normalizing techniques are critical to an effective IPS, since evasions that aren't decoded and detected effectively render the IPS useless.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Dell Software

Detecting and Preventing Retail Cyber Crime
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the growing trend of retail-based cybercrime and the importance of securing your point-of-sale endpoints.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Retail Cyber Crime
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the growing trend of retail-based cybercrime and the importance of securing your point-of-sale endpoints.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Advanced Persistent Threats: Detection, Protection and Prevention
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to get an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and how Sophos complete security solution can protect your network, servers and end user clients.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

Sophos, Inc.

NSS Labs - Breach Detection System Product Analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper discusses the effectiveness of one top-tier breach detection platform and how it can improve your security strategy.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Nine Simple (but Critical) Tips for Effective Patch Management
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 9 simple tips for effective patch management and how these steps can greatly enhance security.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read now to learn about automated labor-saving automation, a platform that incorporates vulnerability analysis, risk management, and remediation support, all within a single console.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Manage data security and application threats with a muli-tiered approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of security tools that work together to provide the layered, multi-tier data and application protection that you're looking for.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

12 Things Effective Intrusion Prevention Systems Should Do
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 12 features and functions that your intrusion prevention system (IPS) needs in order to defend against today's stealthy threats. Read on now to see if your organization is at risk.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Endpoint Protection Platforms for Enterprises
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a unique enterprise endpoint protection platform that encompasses a multitude of security tools.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

Is Your Platform Secure? Really?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes three of today's top platforms, IBM Power, x86, and UNIX, revealing how their built-in security components fared based upon both business and technical perspectives.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

IBM

Practitioner's Guide to Establishing a SOC
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an overview of how to evaluate the security controls needed to establish a Security Operation Center (SOC), along with what data a SOC needs to quickly detect and respond to a breach.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Apr 2013

AlienVault

Justifying a Computer Incident Response Plan
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: This essential resource explores the need for effective incident response in order to reduce the costs of data breaches and mitigate risk. It also outlines best practices for creating an effective Computer Incident Response Plan (CIRP) – read on to learn more now.
Posted: 07 Feb 2013 | Published: 07 Feb 2013

Dell SecureWorks UK

A Guide to Big Data Security Analytics and SIEM Strategies
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the current SIEM tools and capabilities today and uncover how new improvements in SIEM can help boost your defenses in today's threat-filled world.
Posted: 31 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.

Multi Stage Filtering
sponsored by APCON, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the current challenges networks face when it comes to increased traffic and how effective packet filtering can help you.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014

APCON, Inc.

Making a Business Case for Fraud Prevention Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide makes an effective business case for fraud-prevention technology and evaluates the true impact of fraud on various financial institutions.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores one company's intrusion prevention system and how it can integrate smoothly with your next-generation firewalls to ensure top-notch security.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the myriad of enterprise endpoint threats today, and how you can conquer these difficult complexities.
Posted: 04 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

McAfee, Inc.

2012 Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey Results
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper reveals the results of a survey centered on endpoint security best practices. Inside, learn the factors that separate endpoint security leaders from laggards, and learn what you can do to stay protected.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 08 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation
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INTRUSION DETECTION DEFINITION (continued): …  to as scanning), which is a technology developed to assess the security of a computer system or network.Intrusion detection functions include: Monitoring and analyzing both user and system activities Analyzing system configurations and vulnerabilities Assessing system and file integrity Ability to recognize patterns typical of attacks Analysis of abnormal activity patterns Tracking user policy violationsID systems are being developed in response to the increasing number of attacks on major sites and networks, including those of the Pentagon, the White House, NATO, and the U.S. Defense Department. … 
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