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