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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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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.

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

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

NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the best-value features to look when making a network intrusion prevention system (IPS) by providing performance analysis of a top IPS solution.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Supporting the Zero Trust Model of Information Security: The Important Role of Today's Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research, Inc. report introduces a zero trust model to reduce risk of insider and outsider threats. Click through to learn how the intrusion prevention system (IPS) can be used to fulfill this model.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Monitor and Protect Critical Web Applications with a Web Application Firewall
sponsored by Imperva
WEBCAST: While the growth of business applications has grown, corporate resources have become more exposed to security threats. This resource takes a look at the growing risk of application attacks via SQL injection.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014

Imperva

Endpoint Protection Platforms for Enterprises
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a unique enterprise endpoint protection platform that encompasses a multitude of security tools.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

SIEM Optimization: Ensuring Compliance and Security
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WEBCAST: Learn about a security information and event management (SIEM) system that combines log management, file integrity monitoring, host activity monitoring, and next-gen SIEM capabilities to help you optimize performance, ensure compliance, and boost security within your organization.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Sep 3, 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

SuperMassive Series data sheet
sponsored by Dell Software
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ Series is Dell's Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) platform designed for large networks to deliver scalability, reliability and deep security at multi-gigabit speeds with near zero latency.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell Software

Information Security Essential Guide: The Evolution of Threat Detection and Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This Information Security Essential Guide outlines the latest threat detection options available, provides a number of best practices for threat prevention, and outlines why your SIEM is a key player in the fight against cybercrime.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Practitioner's Guide to Establishing a SOC
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an overview of how to evaluate the security controls needed to establish a Security Operation Center (SOC), along with what data a SOC needs to quickly detect and respond to a breach.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Apr 2013

AlienVault

Information Security Decisions Security School: Evaluating Firewalls for Your Business
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Access this security school to learn the best ways to evaluate firewalls, including the three types of firewall tests you should perform to ensure you choose the best option for your organization.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 19 Jun 2013

SearchSecurity.com

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

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.

Why Protection and Performance Matter: Introducing Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of a next-generation firewall and how it offers top security without causing serious network latency.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.

12 Things Effective Intrusion Prevention Systems Should Do
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 12 features and functions that your intrusion prevention system (IPS) needs in order to defend against today's stealthy threats. Read on now to see if your organization is at risk.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

How to Properly Secure Your Organization: Evolving Your Threat-Detection Techniques and Endpoint Security Strategy
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
EGUIDE: Learn the steps of evolving your endpoint security strategy as well as the benefits and challenges that can arise when utilizing threat detection products.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Bit9, Inc.

September Information Security Magazine
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Industry experts explore key developments that define next-generation firewalls from application awareness to domain-reputation-management, intrusion prevention techniques, and protecting virtual machines. Also uncover the latest global risk assessment that predicts investments in security will finally lead spending in years to come.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

SearchSecurity.com

A Buyer's Guide to Endpoint Protection Platforms
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner buyer's guide to endpoint protection platforms aims to help you select the endpoint protection platform (EPP) that best aligns with your organization's needs. View now for key recommendations and advice before purchasing an EPP.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 17 Apr 2012

McAfee, Inc.

Is Your Platform Secure? Really?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes three of today's top platforms, IBM Power, x86, and UNIX, revealing how their built-in security components fared based upon both business and technical perspectives.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

IBM

Practitioners Guide to Establishing a SOC Webinar
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) webinar is intended for a technical audience and will provide the core information necessary to evaluate the security controls essential to establishing an efficient Security Operation Center (SOC).
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 16, 2013

AlienVault

A CIO's Five-Point Plan for Managing Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell KACE
EGUIDE: Managing endpoint security is a major challenge for organizations. This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchCIO.com, offers a five-point solution for managing endpoint security for the hyper-connected enterprise – starting with data governance.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 20 Jun 2013

Dell KACE
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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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