The University of Leeds Stops Millions of Attacks and Countless Illegal Downloads with HP TippingPoint

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University networks are more difficult to secure than most, as they’re an open environment to many students and faculty. The University of Leeds was providing firewalls and anti-virus programs to its students, yet, those who chose to not install the software opened up a can of viruses.

Tired of this laborious, ineffective, and costly process, Leeds sought a solution that enabled academic freedom while protecting valuable networks. Click through to explore an intrusion prevention system (IPS) that the university chose to implement, with features that:

  • Block peer-to-peer file sharing
  • Reduce bandwidth usage
  • Speed up Web access
  • And more.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Feb 8, 2021
May 31, 2012
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