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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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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

451 Research Report: SIEM Platform of Choice for SMBs
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: In this analyst report, Javvad Malik of The 451 Group reviews AlienVault's non-traditional approach to SIEM. AlienVault's platform gives organizations of any size a solution that stands up to expensive, enterprise-level security products.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2013

AlienVault

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: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Security Intelligence: Can "Big Data" Analytics Overcome our Blind Spots?
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.

How traditional firewalls fail
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that your current firewall may be jeopardizing your network security? Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules aren't effective in today's world. This e-book explains where traditional firewalls fall short – and what you can do about it.
Posted: 20 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Dell Software

What to Look for When Evaluating Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper summarizes the results of three independent tests conducted by Network World, ICSA Labs and NSS Labs comparing next-generation firewall performance, cost and functionality.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Quantifying the Impact of Network-Based Attacks
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This document gives you some guidelines on how to assess the impact of network-based attacks and suggests techniques for creating your own economic model. Get your copy today.
Posted: 03 Dec 2012 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

Dell Software

12 Essential Tips for Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Do you know what to look for in an intrusion protection system? Read our e-book, "12 Things Effective Intrusion Protection Systems Should Do," and learn to detect and block the latest generation of exploits used to attack computer systems and resist the most sophisticated evasion techniques.
Posted: 19 Oct 2012 | Published: 19 Oct 2012

Dell Software

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

Fighting Rootkits: Protecting against stealthy malware by flying under the operating system
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Discover why rootkits are so harmful to your organization and uncover the innovative and dramatically different approach you should take to protect your organization from these harmful intruders.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Intel

Intelligent Authentication and User Access: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines today's rapidly changing security landscape,  and offers an overview of the latest identity and access security strategies so that your organization can stay safe - click through to learn more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2012 | Published: 25 Oct 2012

CA Technologies.

Applying Security Holistically from the Cloud
sponsored by CloudAccess
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn how the paradigm has shifted to security that's developed, deployed and managed from the cloud. Learn how to implement a holistic security strategy to protect all data in the enterprise.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

CloudAccess

HP TippingPoint: Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn more about how intrusion prevention systems can improve the security in your business. With this security solution you can stop advanced and targeted attacks before they damage your company.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 27 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Solutions to Meet your PCI Compliance Needs
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the capabilities of seven HP products in achieving Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance. Ensure that compliance isn't a business inhibitor for your organization by consulting this informative resource.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

How To Secure Electronic Healthcare Records Effectively
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights important ways to prevent intrusion and block attacks with a security approach that’s comprehensive, automated, and proactive. That way, your organization can ease the worry of facing hefty financial penalties in the face of a data breach.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012

HP & Intel®

The Next Generation IPS
sponsored by HP Enterprise Security
WHITE PAPER: Today’s organizations are faced with the growing challenge of advanced persistent threats (APTs). These attacks are more sophisticated and stealthier, using a variety of techniques to probe and gain access to high-value information. In this paper, uncover how to defend against APTs using a new innovative approach, Next Generation IPS.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 04 May 2012

HP Enterprise Security

Getting Ahead of Advanced Threats - Achieving Intelligence-Driven Security
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: With today’s advancing threat landscape, traditional approaches to information security are no longer enough. Instead organizations need to take an intelligence-driven approach to more effectively detect and mitigate cyber attacks. View now to explore the growing need for intelligence-driven security and uncover a 6-step approach for achieving it.
Posted: 07 Mar 2012 | Published: 07 Mar 2012

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

How to Effectively Secure Electronic Health Records
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In the ongoing effort to reach HIPPA Electronic Medical Record (EMR) compliance standards, one of the biggest concerns is security. Download this whitepaper to see how to develop a blanket of security for patients and your reputation through leveraging best practices for automated threat protection!
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

Security considerations for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: SMEs are just as vulnerable to security breaches as any other enterprise, but often times they consider security only as an afterthought. View this paper to explore key security challenges for SMEs and the necessary tools and policies for effective protection.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

GFI Software

Protecting the Network Perimeter: Controlling what gets through—into and out of your organization
sponsored by McAfee.
WHITE PAPER: The traffic allowed to flow through the network perimeter – both good and bad – can determine the success or potential downfall of an organisation. View this paper to explore how McAfee can help protect network perimeters with a solution that enables organisations to easily, effectively, and securely manage traffic flow.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

McAfee.

McAfee Leads Criteria for Next-Generation IPS
sponsored by McAfee.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to mitigate today's increasingly sophisticated attacks with next-generation intrusion prevention (IPS). View now to explore how McAfee Network Security Platform 7 and an integrated network security framework can help deliver new levels of protection.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

McAfee.

A pragmatic approach to security - How to stay secure in 2012
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: While it can be tempting to simply buy new security technologies to solve your problems, they are unlikely to help if the basics of an effective security practice are not in place. In this white paper, discover how your organisation can apply pragmatism to IT security and do more with what you already have.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

Technical Overview of McAfee Real-Time Database Monitoring, Auditing, and Intrusion Prevention
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While databases are the warehouses of the most valuable information assets in the enterprise, many organizations today do poorly to protect them. In this paper, discover how to protect your database and data assets with McAfee Database Security Solution, a multi-tiered solution that can help defend against threats and eliminate vulnerabilities.  
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Advanced Threats: The New World Order
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the state of advanced threats on the front lines, as seen by the companies, law enforcement officials and government leaders. View now to gain a better understanding of these emerging threats, its challenges to all organizations and how to defend against them.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

RSA, The Security Division of EMC
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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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