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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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Security from Above: How Cloud based Security Delivers Up‐to‐the‐Minute Network Protection
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The convergence of numerous trends is causing organizations to reconsider their approach to security.While widespread email viruses and worms have decreased, attacks via the web are on the rise.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Securing Virtual Compute Infrastructure in the Cloud
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT today. Initially driven by the need to consolidate servers to achieve higher hardware utilization rates, boost operational efficiency, and reduce costs, enterprises have recently implemented virtualization to obtain on-demand access to additional compute resources.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

SAVVIS

Understanding WMI Malware
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research paper will discuss how cybercriminals used Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) as a venue to conveniently perform malicious activities on affected users' systems. The findings in this paper were based on a client-submitted case that TrendLabs engineers handled this March.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Take Back Control: Increase Security, Empower Employees, Protect the Business
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how WatchGuard Application Control lets you take back control of your network by keeping more than 1,500 applications in check, including IM, P2P, Facebook, Skype, YouTube, and many more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

First Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Benchmark Study of U.S. Companies
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this benchmark study is twofold. First, we wanted to quantify the economic impact of a cyber attack. Second, we believed a better understanding of the cost of cyber crime will assist organizations in determining the appropriate amount of investment and resources needed to prevent or mitigate the devastating consequences of an attack.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

Four Principles of Effective Threat Protection: Defining the right strategy and tools to defend your business against malware
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Threat protection requires an updated approach now that the classic model of anti-virus plus firewall is no longer enough. Best practice calls for interlocking layers of protection that support your business processes and digital assets. Read on to learn principles you can use to strike a balance between enabling business and ensuring security.
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 Jun 2010

Sophos, Inc.

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

McAfee Total Protection for Secure Business
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: McAfee solutions cover all the critical elements of security medium businesses need: desktop and server protection, data protection, email and web security, and compliance. Total Protection for Secure Business provides comprehensive protection against the most lethal threats and exploits - in one package, from one trusted and proven vendor.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Insight

Generating New Revenue Streams and Increasing Network Security: Dynamic Application Awareness and Intrusion Prevention System
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines ways in which dynamic application awareness and intrusion prevention system (IPS) software solutions enable service providers to increase revenue while expanding service flexibility, richness, and reach. The paper then describes the technologies behind these advanced solutions. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2009

Juniper Networks, Inc.

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
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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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