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ALSO CALLED: Host Intrusion Detection, Network Intrusion Detection, Host IDS, Network IDS, Network Intrusion Management, ID
DEFINITION: Host intrusion detection systems (HIDS) and network intrusion detection systems (NIDS) are methods of security management for computers and networks. In HIDS, anti-threat applications such as firewalls, antivirus software and spyware-detection programs are installed on every network computer that has two-way access to the outside environment such as the Internet. In NIDS, anti-threat software is installed  … 
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Wireless Protection for the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Growing threats could compromise wireless LAN devices at hotspots, airports, hotels and other public access networks. Learn how to enforce corporate policies & defend mobile clients from attacks that happen outside the secure enterprise per...
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

AirDefense Inc.

Unified Threat Management Guide for Managers
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
JOURNAL ARTICLE: It's a firewall, it's an IPS, it's antivirus, it's antispam... but is it right for you?
Posted: 24 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Information Security Magazine

How to Detect Hackers on Your Web Server
sponsored by GFI Software
PRODUCT LITERATURE: A discussion of the methods used by hackers to attack IIS web servers, and how you can use event log monitoring on your web server to be alerted to successful attacks immediately.
Posted: 02 May 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

GFI Software

Multiple Lines of Defense
sponsored by ENDFORCE, Inc
WHITE PAPER: No single countermeasure can protect your network from every conceivable threat, this white paper examines how to effectively mitigate risk by implementing an integrated multilayered security system for controlling endpoint attacks.
Posted: 05 Apr 2006 | Published: 31 Dec 2005

ENDFORCE, Inc

Independent Lab Test Report: Security of Cisco CallManager-based IP Telephony against Malicious Hacker Attacks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Cisco Systems becomes the first, and to date the only, IP-Telephony vendor to earn Miercom's highest rating of Secure for its proven ability to defend an IP phone system against malicious attack.
Posted: 10 Aug 2004 | Published: 24 May 2004

Cisco Systems, Inc.

WaveRunnerâ„¢ Wireless Tester
sponsored by Fluke Networks
DATA SHEET: Fluke Networks' WaveRunnerâ„¢ gives you the visibility for managing both your wireless and wireline networks.
Posted: 23 Mar 2004 | Published: 01 Sep 2002

Fluke Networks

Penetration Tests
sponsored by Internet Security Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A penetration test offers an invaluable and compelling way to establish a baseline assessment of security as seen from outside the boundaries the organization's network.
Posted: 06 Apr 2003 | Published: 01 Jan 2001

Internet Security Systems, Inc.
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INTRUSION DETECTION DEFINITION (continued): … Host intrusion detection systems (HIDS) and network intrusion detection systems (NIDS) are methods of security management for computers and networks. In HIDS, anti-threat applications such as firewalls, antivirus software and spyware-detection programs are installed on every network computer that has two-way access to the outside environment such as the Internet. In NIDS, anti-threat software is installed only at specific points such as servers that interface between the outside environment and the network segment to be protected.All methods of intrusion detection (ID) involve the gathering and analysis of information from various areas within a computer or network to identify possible threats posed by hackers and crackers inside or outside the organization. Host-based and network-based ID systems have their respective advantages and limitations. The most effective protection for a proprietary network is provided by a combination of both technologies.
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