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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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Get the most from the move to a next-generation firewall
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help network and cybersecurity teams understand the things they can and should demand from next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

McAfee, Inc.

IPS/IDS: Innovations, Changes and How to Solve Your Problems
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores recent innovations to IDS/IPS technologies and outlines strategies for solving breach detection issues.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

IBM

Next-Generation Security: Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how an intrusion prevention system (IPS) works and why it's more effective than traditional firewalls in analyzing your network activity to detect and prevent problems.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

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.

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

Enterprise Security and your Technology
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This informative resource outlines a top-tier security tool and explains how it can help secure your enterprise.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 9, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

2013 Magic Quadrant for Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
RESEARCH CONTENT: This informative guide explores some of the market's top intrusion prevention systems and outlines their important role in your enterprise.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The University of Leeds Stops Millions of Attacks and Countless Illegal Downloads with HP TippingPoint
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: This case study focuses on the University of Leeds' experience with an intrusion prevention system (IPS) that helped IT secure networks without disturbing Web access.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn why anti-evasion is a critical component for your intrusion prevention system. Sophisticated exploits that utilize advanced evasion techniques are all too common. Decoding and normalizing traffic across the network to detect and combat these attacks is critical for your network security plan.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Dell Software

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

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.

Nine Simple (but Critical) Tips for Effective Patch Management
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 9 simple tips for effective patch management and how these steps can greatly enhance security.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Dell and Microsoft

What's Wrong with Traditional Firewalls?
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: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Dell Software

What Next Gen Firewalls Miss: 6 Requirements to Protect Web Applications
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to unveil the top 6 recommended features for Web application security that next-generation firewalls and an intrusion prevention system (IPS) often miss.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Network IPS Tested Against Latest Vulnerabilities and Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guide to help you choose your intrusion prevention system (IPS) investment. Click through for information on a solution that passed essential test factors.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

IBM

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.

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: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, 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

Unified Security Management: Real-time Threat Detection
sponsored by AlienVault
TRIAL SOFTWARE: This free trial software allows unifies tools for intrusion detection, asset discovery, vulnerability scans, real-time threat intelligence, and SIEM/event correlation in one easy-to-use and affordable solution.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 24 Mar 2014

AlienVault

Manage data security and application threats with a muli-tiered approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of security tools that work together to provide the layered, multi-tier data and application protection that you're looking for.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Anti-Evasion: Why It’s a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores anti-evasion technology, an intrusion prevention system (IPS) add-on that blocks encoded attacks more effectively than traditional solutions.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, 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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