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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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Unified Threat Management Market Review: WatchGuard vs. Juniper, Cisco, Fortinet, and SonicWall
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Compare the major brands of security products by UTM throughput per MSRP dollar to see where you will get the best value for your money. Find out how you can have full UTM capabilities for comprehensive protection and still have blazing fast throughput to keep your network humming.
Posted: 01 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Server and Application Protection - Behind the Lines
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: For organizations evaluating the benefits of server and application protection systems and making a case for incorporating them into the IT infrastructure, Trend Micro recommends examining nine different areas of business interest. This white paper details these topics and examines Trend Micro server and application protection software.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Trend Micro

The Essentials Series: Security Information Management
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This collection of articles from Realtime Publishers presents a clear and concise overview of security information management (SIM). The articles present the business case for SIM, operational and organizational issues, and hints and tips for ensuring a successful SIM implementation.
Posted: 02 Dec 2009 | Published: 09 Oct 2009

Dell SecureWorks

Staying a step ahead of the hackers: the importance of identifying critical Web application vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Security managers may work for midsize or large organizations; they may operate from anywhere on the globe. But inevitably, they share a common goal: to better manage the risks associated with their business infrastructure. Increasingly, Web application security plays a significant role in achieving that goal. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

IBM

Battling Modern Botnets
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: The FBI ranks cybercrime among its top priorities in part because botnets are proliferating at an alarming rate, crossing corporate boundaries and spreading infections behind corporate firewalls. Learn how FireEye provides advance detection and a blended approach to today’s botnet problem that "traditional" solutions do not.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Apr 2008

FireEye

Real World Intrusion Prevention (IPS) for the Demands of a New Security Reality
sponsored by TippingPoint
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper addresses primary areas that organizations must consider when evaluating possible solutions for intrusion prevention. Topics include: key network security challenged facing enterprises today; criteria for an effective IPS solution; And insights gained from enterprises already deploying IPS solutions in the real world.
Posted: 26 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

TippingPoint

Preventing Data Breaches in Privileged Accounts Using Access Control
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores insider attacks, threats and risks involved across every enterprise. Also, we will recommend a sound, cost-saving solution to prevent a disaster from happening to a company's financial assets and reputation using access control.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Published: 21 Aug 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Firewall Solutions for Small Business
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ideal firewall solutions for small business integrate a hardware firewall with software controls into a comprehensive security solution that includes virtual private network (VPN) support, antivirus, antispam, antispyware, and content filtering capabilities.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 14 Aug 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Best Practices in Using Reputation-based Anti-Spam Services for Email Security
sponsored by IronPort Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the origins of IP reputation services; test results on Cisco IronPort's own reputation service, SenderBase; best practices in using reputation services; and the ROI of reputation services.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Feb 2009

IronPort Systems

Security Appliances: New Strides in Preventing Intrusions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: According to the most recent FBI/CSI survey on computer crime, hackers were responsible for over $23 billion in losses in 2006. But security appliances, which incorporate an array of security functions, now give SMBs the ability to ward off security breaches without breaking the bank or hiring more IT staff.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Simplifying Network Security with a Single Source Provider
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for a look at how, if done properly, reducing the number of security vendors or only selecting one vendor for multiple services is a great way for organizations to manage costs, obtain needed expertise, and expand security services.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Perimeter eSecurity

Modern Malware Threats and Countermeasures
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WHITE PAPER: Many of the early mass-infection events were highly publicized and very obvious events to the user, modern malware is usually designed to be much more subtle in its behaviors. learn about the newest methods and practices hackers are using.
Posted: 17 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Nov 2008

Sunbelt Software

Who Is Fighting Phishing: An Overview of the Phishing Lifecycle and the Entities Involved
sponsored by MarkMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the lifecycle of a phishing attack and how different entities--including third-party take down services and law enforcement--are involved in the process of disabling phishing sites.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

Practical Considerations for Deploying 802.11n
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: 802.11n will enable pervasive wireless deployment in the enterprise and may eventually become the dominant enterprise local area network (LAN) technology. This paper explains it all.
Posted: 08 Oct 2008 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Siemens Enterprise Communications

Fifty Critical Alerts for Monitoring Windows Servers - Best Practices
sponsored by Prism Microsystems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document identifies and describes the most important events generated by your Windows servers so they can be addressed and corrected by IT personnel in the most efficient manner.
Posted: 08 Sep 2008 | Published: 05 Sep 2008

Prism Microsystems Inc.

Getting the Most from Your Wireless Network
sponsored by WildPackets, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Network disruptions have become business disruptions with financial and sometimes even legal consequences. This white paper outlines best practices in monitoring, analyzing, and troubleshooting wireless networks using WildPackets OmniPee.
Posted: 26 Aug 2008 | Published: 26 Aug 2008

WildPackets, Inc.

Unified Threat Management: The Best Defense against Blended Threats
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The SonicWALL® Unified Threat Management solution (UTM) provides the most intelligent, real-time network protection against sophisticated application-layer and content-based attacks.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

SonicWALL

The Cybercrime Arms Race
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and find out how cybercrimes have become so pervasive and how these sophisticated attacks work. Discover today's cybercrime techniques and how to recognize them.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Kaspersky Lab

Drive business value with innovation for security defense
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details an integrated approach to security that can help your company address security threats while supporting compliance and protecting data, Internet-based systems, physical environments and applications.
Posted: 06 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

Unified Threat Management (UTM) Solutions
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This series of technical briefs examines the key factors you need to consider regarding unified threat management (UTM) solutions as they impact security, performance, management, and consolidation.
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

SonicWALL

Selecting the Right Host Intrusion Prevention System: 12 Key Questions to Ask
sponsored by Third Brigade
WHITE PAPER: This white paper identifies 12 critical questions that organizations need to consider when selecting a HIPS product. These questions relate to protection, manageability, integration and speed.
Posted: 18 Jun 2007 | Published: 15 May 2007

Third Brigade

Best Practices for Securing Your Wireless LAN
sponsored by AirMagnet
WHITE PAPER: This paper details real-world best practices needed to deploy and maintain a secure wireless network. Download this paper and learn how to effectively secure your wireless LAN by monitoring for a broad set of wireless attacks and intrusion techniques.
Posted: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 14 Jun 2007

AirMagnet

Intrusion Detection and Prevention Learning Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: This guide is a compilation of resources that explain what intrusion detection and prevention are, how they work, troubleshooting, configurations and more. Download the key to protecting your network.
Posted: 17 May 2007 | Published: 03 Oct 2005

SearchSecurity.com

Potentially Unwanted Programs: Spyware and Adware
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) like adware and malware can compromise your computer network's privacy and security and the associated risks can weaken your entire network. Read this white paper to learn how to effectively protect against PUPs.
Posted: 27 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2005

McAfee, Inc.

Multi-Layer Security Platforms: The New Definition of Best of Breed
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Significant changes in the threat, technology, and regulatory landscapes are forcing organizations to implement an array of security controls. This white paper explores the benefits of integrating multiple security layers into a single solution.
Posted: 01 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Fortinet, Inc.
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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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