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ALSO CALLED: Network Intrusion Prevention, Host Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Protection, Network Intrusion Management
DEFINITION: Intrusion prevention is a preemptive approach to network security used to identify potential threats and respond to them swiftly. Like an intrusion detection system (IDS), an intrusion prevention system (IPS) monitors network traffic. However, because an exploit may be carried out very quickly after the attacker gains access, intrusion prevention systems also have the ability to take immediate action,  … 
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Special Report: Detailed Reviews of 7 IPS Platforms
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report presents detailed reviews of seven IPS platforms to help you decide which one meets your specific needs.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

IBM

10 IPS Platforms Reviewed and Compared
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report examines ten different IPS platforms and reviews them based on block rate, anti-evasion capabilities and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Network Security Intelligence Selection Buying Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why network defense can make or break the success of an enterprise; and also introduces HP TippingPoint, a leader in security intelligence, as a potential solution.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Five Critical Steps to Achieving an Effective Application Security Program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover steps you can incorporate into every phase of the development process to improve your application security, and get an overview of application threats and the types of risks to prioritize and remediate.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Vendor Landscape: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive resource compares 12 competitors in the Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) market, providing a number of tools for comparing and evaluating each vendor's solution in order to determine the best fit for your enterprise's needs.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Healthcare organization improves security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Promise Healthcare is able to speed access to medical applications with 35 percent faster network performance while achieving HIPAA compliance. Read this paper to learn how next-generation firewalls enable organizations to block even the most sophisticated threats.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell, Inc.

Securing your small business
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to purchase, configure and maintain point solutions that deliver the comprehensive protection your business needs. Read this eBook to hear about the modern advances in Dell security technology, and how they achieve enterprise-level protection within your small business budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn what criteria you should be considering when evaluating a next-generation firewall solution. Read this paper and determine for yourself why Dell solutions are the clear choice in terms of performance, cost and functionality.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a next-generation firewall solution to help you overcome obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques. Read this paper to learn about today's most advanced attacks and how to perform comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Beyond next gen firewalls
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the differences in firewalls, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide you with a robust, reliable defense against cyber attacks. Read this eGuide to find out how you can protect your network and your business by applying the right security technology.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why employing the right intrusion protection solution (IPS) is the critical first – and most important – step to secure your network. Read this paper to learn what features to look for when selecting a next-generation firewall to secure your network and its associated systems.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Dell, 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.

NSS Labs 2013 Network IPS Comparative Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the necessary elements to focus on when deploying a successful intrusion prevention system (IPS).
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Security for a Faster World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This eBook presents a maturity model that will help you determine how secure you really are, explores five questions every CIO should be able to answer, and outlines a new approach based on intelligence gathering and research that can keep you ahead of the cybercriminals.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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.

HP TippingPoint Provides Next-Generation Network Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines an intrusion prevention system that is simple, reliable, and effective, ensuring that your network is kept safe from unwanted access or attacks.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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.

Detecting and Preventing Retail Cyber Crime
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important whitepaper now to learn how to properly instrument and monitor for anomalous activity. Also discover a security intelligence platform that can directly monitor endpoints and much more.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, 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

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.

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

Evolving Security Technologies Present New Opportunities for Businesses
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines the technologies that are changing the enterprise and effects that they have on your security environment. Read on and also learn about emerging security trends and requirements that can help keep your organization safe as technologies evolve.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Manage Data Security and Application Threats with a Multi-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
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INTRUSION PREVENTION DEFINITION (continued): …  based on a set of rules established by the network administrator. For example, an IPS might drop a packet that it determines to be malicious and block all further traffic from that IP address or port. Legitimate traffic, meanwhile, should be forwarded to the recipient with no apparent disruption or delay of service. According to Michael Reed of Top Layer Networks, an effective intrusion prevention system should also perform more complex monitoring and analysis, such as watching and responding to traffic patterns as well as individual packets. "Detection mechanisms can include address matching, … 
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