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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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Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Quick hits for risk prioritization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: There's no way to eradicate all IT vulnerabilities, but the ability to spot critical ones is essential. This expert tip provides best practices to identify and prioritize vulnerabilities that will have the greatest impact and how to deploy limited resources in the most effective way.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Debunking APT myths: What it really means and what you can do about it
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide defines APT, dispels common myths and explains what you can do about this adversary. Additionally, uncover why the idea of keeping intruders out with traditional, perimeter-based security is useless against APT and how you can best protect against modern security threats.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

SearchSecurity.com

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

Radware Security Incidents Report, 1H2011 Special Focus: Multi-Layer Attack Threats
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This Security Incidents Report explores select cases of recent multi-layered attack threats. Read now to explore these “war stories” and gain key recommendations on how to address them.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Radware

E-Guide: How antivirus software works: Virus detection techniques
sponsored by M86 Security
EGUIDE: Antivirus software uses several different virus detection techniques, as described in this tip by expert Lenny Zeltser.
Posted: 05 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Oct 2011

M86 Security

Stopping Fake Antivirus: How to Keep Scareware off Your Network
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides insight into where fake antivirus comes from and how it is distributed, what happens when a system is infected with fake antivirus, and how to stop this persistent threat from infecting your network and your users.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Sophos, Inc.

E-Guide: IT Security and Defence Strategies
sponsored by Kaseya International Limited
EGUIDE: With so many security options and technologies available, how can you know which solution is best for your business needs? This e-guide provides a back to basics lesson on regular defense strategies and offers insight on buying considerations for an effective and reliable IT strategy.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

Kaseya International Limited

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Implementation of an Intrusion Prevention and Intrusion Detection Systems
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: View this presentation transcript to explore the benefits of deploying IPS & IDS, challenges and considerations when implementing IPS & IDS, features to look for when selecting a device, deployment methodologies and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks

FortiGate DoS Protection - Block Malicious Traffic Before It Affects Critical Applications and Systems
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes common DoS techniques, explains the technology integrated into every FortiGate consolidated security platform that helps in blocking DoS attacks, and offers suggestions on how to prevent an organization’s network from being used to attack another organization.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

Fortinet, Inc.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 is built around an idea; that the context of a threat is as important as its content. Powered by Insight, the new Symantec Endpoint Protection uses age, frequency and source of files, along with other security metrics, to expose new and highly targeted threats.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Premiered: 26 May 2011

Symantec Corporation

iSensor specifications
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Organizations need advanced security technology, strong security expertise and 24x7 vigilance to safeguard their networks and IT systems. This data sheet offers an overview and specifications of Dell SecureWorks’ proprietary network intrusion prevention appliance, iSensor. Learn about its key features and how it can protect your networks.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

Intrusion prevention service with iSensor
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Anti-virus and firewalls technologies are not enough to protect your business from emerging threats. Discover an advanced security solution that offers intrusion prevention services to help monitor your network and deliver exceptional threat protection. Read this paper to learn how to stay ahead of the latest threats and secure your networks.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

Cybersecurity Readiness Study: An Executive Summary
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This study by Ponemon Institute will cover the development of cyber attacks and the development of security systems that can prevent an detect these attacks. It will also tell you when organizations are doing to counter these threats and how you can find out if your organization is prepared for these threats.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

ArcSight, an HP Company

Driving Down the Total Cost of Protection
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This white paper touches on a new malware protection system that was designed for today and tomorrow. It provides the best overall protection for all businesses and does this with the best total cost of protection available today.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Kaspersky Lab

IDS vs. IPS
sponsored by Sourcefire
EGUIDE: When it comes to intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) it’s not always easy for organizations to determine what functions each can be used for. This expert tip compares the features and capabilities of IDS and IPS technologies and highlights popular use cases for each system.
Posted: 29 Apr 2011 | Published: 29 Apr 2011

Sourcefire

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant is a snapshot of the overall market that ranks vendors against each other, according to competitive criteria. Vendors in any quadrant, as well as those not ranked on the Magic Quadrant, may be appropriate for your enterprise's needs and budget.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Top 5 Threat Protection Best Practices
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The following top five best practices offer advice to help you protect your endpoints and your network against an ever-growing body of threats.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Five tips to reduce risk from modern web threats
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: User education and awareness, preventive measures and a modern web security solution are all integral components of a comprehensive defense against today’s web threats. This guide covers some essential preventive measures you should implement to reduce your risk and keep ahead of the threats as much as possible.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Attack of the PDF Documents: How Adobe’s PDF Format has become one of the top carriers of malware
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Since PDF has become so common on the Internet, with nearly every business using it as the document format of choice for delivering forms, articles, and whitepapers, the security problems and malware potential of PDF are far too tempting for the bad guys to ignore.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Application Brief: Virtual Firewall and Secure Access Gateway
sponsored by Vyatta Inc.
APPLICATION NOTE: Vyatta delivers the only multi-layer virtual network security solution that maintains compliance and enables instant migration of complex, layered firewall architectures from the physical network into any virtual data center, without compromises.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Vyatta Inc.

E-Guide: Monitoring Strategies for Insider Threat Detection
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will learn about practical strategies for implementing insider threat detection tools. Also covered in this e-guide are the three common types of insider crimes and how each one requires its own set of insider threat detection tactics. Read on to learn more about monitoring strategies for insider threat detection.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

IBM

Top 5 Considerations for Choosing a Next-Generation Firewall: SonicWALL vs. Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: Thanks to Web 2.0 and an explosion of Web-based applications, nearly two-thirds of today's traffic is HTTP and HTTPS. Collaboration, increased productivity and improved insights into customers and prospects are all key benefits of Web 2.0.  But with these benefits come new security threats as well as dramatic increases in network bandwidth consumed
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

SonicWALL

Intelligent real-time protection and application control
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: It is no longer sufficient to rely on outdated firewall technology that only looks at the port, protocol, source IP and destination IP to determine if a session from the outside should be allowed inside the network.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

SonicWALL

Next-generation capabilities of enterprise application-aware firewalls
sponsored by SonicWALL
EGUIDE: The emergence of Web 2.0 technologies has prompted the need for a firewall that is able to distinguish between different risks within a website's features and content, and apply policies accordingly. This expert tip discusses the new generation of "application-aware" firewalls that has emerged to deal with today's application-centric threats.
Posted: 07 Mar 2011 | Published: 07 Mar 2011

SonicWALL

Rethinking Perimeter Security: New Threats Require Real-Time Protection
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Over the last few years, networked resources have become increasingly available to a wide audience of customers, partners, suppliers, and the general public. As a result, more and more people have become reliant upon instantaneous access to information and services in order to do business.
Posted: 03 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Mar 2011

Radware
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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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