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This article is part of the April 2005 issue of Spotlight on the incident response hot seat
Attack Mitigator IPS 5500 Top Layer Price: Starts at $25,000 Attack Mitigator IPS 5500 Enterprises that cast a skeptical eye at network IPSes a couple of years ago can no longer afford to ignore them. The sheer volume and complexity of traffic, the exposure to frequent attacks and the maturing of the IPS market are driving businesses to deploy automated response tools at the perimeter and in front of key subnets and mission-critical assets. With Attack Mitigator IPS 5500, Top Layer has established itself as a major IPS player. It detects and blocks malicious traffic through predefined and user-configurable rules, which are applied to a series of security subsystems without blocking legitimate traffic. False positives, the bane of IDSes, can be absolute show-stoppers for IPSes. The latest upgrade to Attack Mitigator addresses false positives by throttling down anomalous traffic instead of throwing it off the wire. Attack Mitigator does this in two ways: It tracks the number of concurrent connections from host to host on the network and measures the number... Access >>>
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