How IDS-IPS enables business objectives

Integration of Networking and Security School

How IDS-IPS enables business objectives

While network security professional need to be familiar with firewall rulesets, IPS/IDS and NBADs how do these technologies align with an enteprise’s business needs? This SearchSecurity School will explain key network security practices and technologies and how they can be mapped to business needs. Specifically our expert will explain how to make a pitch for enhancing network security in business terms, how to help network security teams prioritize time/effort/budget as well as the most effective network security technologies that can prevent network intrusions and make sense to the C-suite.

Watch the video, listen to the podcast, read the tech tip then take the quiz to see how much you have learned. Passing the quiz earns you one CPE credit from (ISC)².

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About the author:
Jennifer Jabbusch is CISO with Carolina Advanced Digital Inc.

In this part:

Video: Meeting business goals with network security technology

This video will discuss how moving from primary business functions to more detailed business tasks can help identify goals that network security can assist in meeting.

Tip: IDS vs. IPS: How to know when you need the technology

IDS and IPS are useful security technologies, but how do you know whether your enterprise can benefit from one? In this tip, infosec pro Jennifer Jabbusch offers a few specific use cases to help you know when to consider IDS/IPS.

Countdown: Top 5 ways to tune IDS/IPS to meet business needs

In this podcast, we'll count down the top five ways to tune an IDS/IPS to make sure it's meeting the business requirements you purchased it to meet.

Quiz: How IDS/IPS can enable business objectives

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