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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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The New Face of Intrusion Prevention
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Check Point IPS Software Blade gives breakthrough performance and protection at a breakthrough price. For more details, check out this paper, which highlights the numerous benefits of Check Point intrusion prevention protection solutions.
Posted: 29 Sep 2009 | Published: 12 Jun 2009

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Data privacy best practices: time to take action!
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the steps you need to consider when developing your privacy strategy and implementing your first data privacy project. Find out how you can help your organization implement best practices in privacy protection and make your privacy project successful from start to finish.
Posted: 04 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.

McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: McAfee's solution provides strong security while lowering operational costs and simplifying compliance management. This paper describes the different components of the solution, the business value of deploying ToPS for Endpoint, and the benefits of purchasing a complete endpoint security solution from a single vendor.
Posted: 23 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Dec 2008

McAfee, Inc.

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Symantec Internet Security Threat Report provides a six-month update of Internet threat activity. It includes analysis of network-based attacks, a review of vulnerabilities, and highlights of malicious code. It also assesses trends in phishing and spam activity. This summary of the report will alert readers to trends and impending threats.
Posted: 26 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Tolly Group competitive performance evaluation, learn how Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3 consistently delivered faster response time than competing products tested.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

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

Real World Intrusion Prevention (IPS)
sponsored by TippingPoint
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses three primary areas that organizations must consider when formulating network security strategies and evaluating possible solution for intrusion prevention.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

TippingPoint

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

The Critical Role of Data Loss Prevention in Governance, Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Email has become a critical business tool, but it is also the easiest way for information to escape from the confines of a business. Learn why email Data Leak Prevention is critical to safeguard the information that is inside your network.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 05 Aug 2009

Mimecast

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

Converged Video Network Security
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) has created new opportunities for traditional voice and data carriers, the technology also comes with a high level of risk due to attacks by fraudsters and hackers. Read this paper and learn how to protect yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

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

7 Key Factors to Software Protection
sponsored by Arxan
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the magnitude and types of software piracy threats and details the seven key application security factors that must be considered during the development process.
Posted: 08 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Arxan

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

Protecting against Complex Internet Threats
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Employees use the web to perform research and gather information. They use email and popular instant messaging tools to help them stay in touch with coworkers and customers. This, uploading, downloading and sharing documents have security risks.
Posted: 04 Apr 2007 | Published: 10 Jan 2007

Websense, Inc.
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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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