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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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IT Decision Checklist: Messaging Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

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WHITE PAPER: It is no longer sufficient to rely on outdated firewall technology that only looks at the port, protocol, source IP and destination IP to determine if a session from the outside should be allowed inside the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

Dell Protects Cloud-based Desktop Services with On Demand Networking from Vyatta
sponsored by Vyatta Inc.
CASE STUDY: Well known for its PCs and servers, Dell, based in Round Rock, Texas, also offers cloud-based services to enterprises, providing them the technology they need, without the burdens of upfront costs and complex maintenance, through services that feature on-demand scalability.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Vyatta Inc.

SuperMassive E10000 Series Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The SonicWALL® SuperMassive™ E10000 Series is SonicWALL’s Next-Generation Firewall platform designed for large networks to deliver scalability, reliability and deep security at multi-gigabit speeds.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: It can be a real challenge for IT administrators to efficiently deliver critical corporate solutions while also contending with employee use of wasteful and often dangerous applications. Critical applications need bandwidth prioritization while social media and gaming applications need to be bandwidth throttled or even completely blocked.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

SonicWALL TZ Series
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: Factors like Web 2.0 applications, streaming video, evolving threats and new threat delivery vectors are overwhelming both the security and performance of traditional firewalls.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

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

E-Guide: Monitoring Strategies for Insider Threat Detection
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
EGUIDE: Insider threat detection is a vital part of the security of any enterprise organisation. In this guide, learn about the three types of insider crimes and their own set of insider threat detection tactics.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

E-Guide: Enterprise UTM Security: The Best Threat Management Solution?
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
EGUIDE: If you believe everything you read, enterprise unified threat management (UTM) products and appliances are the silver bullet for information security. However, I've never met a security professional who believes everything they read. UTM provides decent network security for small to midsized businesses, but probably has no place in the enterprise.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

NETGEAR Inc.

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.

Lumension Endpoint Security: Device Control and Application Control
sponsored by Lumension
TRIAL SOFTWARE: The increase of new technologies that enable remote data access 24x7, the escalating sophistication of cyber criminals and rising insider risks have forced organizations to change their approach to endpoint security and data protection.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Premiered: 13 Sep 2010

Lumension

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

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

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
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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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