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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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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

Information Security Magazine - March 2010: Linking ‘Who’ and ‘What’
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month’s cover story, “Linking ‘Who’ and ‘What’”, explains the new trend of joining SIM and IAM strategies to tie system vulnerabilities and policy violations to the user activity that causes them. Other articles in this month’s issue cover topics such as security management, vulnerability assessment, compliance, and more.
Posted: 09 Mar 2010 | Published: 09 Mar 2010

Information Security Magazine

IT Decision Checklist: Messaging Security
sponsored by Guidance Software, Inc.
EGUIDE: Read this paper to learn how companies face complicated buying decisions when it comes to buying messaging security, the most important being whether to go with an on-premise solution, a SaaS offering in the cloud, or both.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 03 Mar 2010

Guidance Software, Inc.

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 Total Economic Impact Of McAfee’s Network Security Platform’s Intrusion Prevention System: Multicompany Analysis
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This June 2009 study examines the financial impact and potential return on investment (ROI) for McAfee Network Security Platform intrusion prevention system (formerly McAfee IntruShield®), using Adena Health System as a case study.
Posted: 23 Nov 2009 | Published: 29 Aug 2009

McAfee, 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.

Enhance Security with Intel® vPro™ Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
VIDEO: Security and compliance are strong values even in a down economy. Hear from a variety of clients that have used Intel® vPro™ Technology to identify problems, disable and enable the network, enhance patch management, and enabled them to isolate threats quickly and efficiently.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Premiered: 08 Sep 2009

Intel Corporation

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.

The SonicWALL Approach to Consolidating Network Security Infrastructure and Cutting Costs
sponsored by SonicWALL
BROCHURE: This brochure identifies the substantial benefits available to organizations that elect to replace their network security point products with UTM devices. It explains the combination of innovative features/functions and robust, platform-level capabilities that enable customers of SonicWALL UTM products to maximize their gains due to consolidation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 24 Jul 2009

SonicWALL

Presentation Transcript: Endpoint security fundamentals
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript, taken from the video of the same name, offers a "back-to-basics" look at endpoint security and helps you identify the truly critical components of an enterprise client security program, especially when budgets are tight.
Posted: 25 Jun 2009 | Published: 25 Jun 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Log Management E-book
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
EBOOK: Log management is covering several important aspects of network security. The four major chapters of this E-book focus on the use of log management as it pertains to compliance, analysis, forensics, and an SIEM alternative. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jun 2009 | Published: 24 Jun 2009

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Information Security Magazine, May 2009: Automating Compliance
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month's cover story is on Automatic Compliance. The weight of regulatory compliance can break the back of your IT operation. Automation can help you gear up for your next audit. We'll also cover new technologies for identity and access management, IDS vs. IPS, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Information Security Magazine

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

Data Breach Case Study: Heartland Payment Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Sourcefire's solutions can help top credit and debit card processors, as well as companies completing far fewer online transactions, in protecting sensitive customer data from cybercriminals.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Sourcefire

Demo: Tivoli Identity Manager Express - Highlighting Security and Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: This multi-part demonstration highlights the security and identity management functions, features, and value of IBM Tivoli Identity Manager Express, including how it can benefit your organization's endpoint security.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

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

Network Intrusion Prevention Systems -- McAfee M-8000 Aces NSS's Performance Tests
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
TEST RESULTS: In Q4 of 2008, NSS Labs performed comprehensive testing of the McAfee M-8000 Network IPS against our Network Intrusion Prevention Systems (NIPS) testing methodology v5.22. This report summarizes the results from the tests performed in our real-world test lab.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

McAfee, Inc.

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
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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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