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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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Incident Response: How to Fight Back, A SANS Survey
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SANS survey on incident response taps into the collective knowledge of 259 security professionals in 19 industries and 13 countries to help you to understand how other companies respond to cyber incidents and how you can improve your own response.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Quantifying the Business Value of HP TippingPoint
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper applies the experience of real HP TippingPoint customers to quantify its savings and demonstrate pay back in the first year.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS: Why You Need Both
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper shows how next-generation firewalls and next-generation intrusion prevention systems are complementary security solutions that work together to secure your network.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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: 19 Nov 2014 | 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

Promise Healthcare case study
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Promise Healthcare improved security, achieve HIPAA compliance, and gained visibility into and control over network utilization by replacing its outdated firewalls with Dell SonicWALL NSA 6600 firewalls.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell Software

Securing the Small Business Network
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: To defend against today's advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

How SMBs can stop Malvertising
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Computer users want to find a deal, read celebrity gossip or share personal details with friends. Cybercriminals know how to leverage it. This white paper explains malvertising, and offers five measures for blocking these threats.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Beyond next gen firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook explains the differences in stateful firewalls and next generation firewalls, while giving you resources and other research to help you find the best defense against cyberattacks.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

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.

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: 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.

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

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

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

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.

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
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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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