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Network Intrusion Prevention (IPS) News
April 10, 2014
The NSA's top-secret Tailored Access Operations offensive hacking unit offers enterprise defense strategy lessons. Expert Nick Lewis discusses.
October 15, 2013
One research group says an enterprise IPS can't help detect APTs. But network security expert Brad Casey explains why that isn't necessarily true.
May 21, 2013
New features for detecting and analyzing malware in Sourcefire's FireAMP and FirePOWER products supplement flagging signature-based antimalware.
February 08, 2012
Sourcefire CTO Marty Roesch introduced cloud-based analysis for threat intelligence gathering. Network security monitoring platforms like RSA NetWitness may be headed in a similar direction.
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