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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A threat actor, also called a malicious actor, is an entity that is partially or wholly responsible for an incident that impacts – or has the potential to impact -- an organization's security. Continue Reading
The old enterprise network perimeter is becoming perimeterless. Here’s how to revamp old network perimeter security strategies to cope with the new reality. Continue Reading
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Can an integrated security suite provide advantages in cost and performance? We look at key focus areas for security practitioners as security tools increasingly converge. Continue Reading
More IT security products will be purchased as part of a suite offering from a single vendor. We offer guidance on how to evaluate these products and avoid tool overlap. Continue Reading
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Expert Karen Scarfone explores intrusion prevention systems and their acquisition, deployment and management within the enterprise. Continue Reading
The IT pro's job is to ensure the enterprise has the best network security possible while providing peak performance. Our guide provides solid steps to take right now. Continue Reading
Today's protection strategies are trying to take the perimeter and collapse it inwards by focusing more controls across the network on a misbehaving machine or application. Continue Reading
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False positive security alerts are troublesome, costly and time-consuming. Expert Kevin Beaver explains how to reduce the number of false positives Continue Reading
Following the Sony Pictures hack, several of the company's network security shortcomings were revealed. Expert Kevin Beaver explains how better network security may have prevented the extent of the breach. Continue Reading
Host-based IDSes and network-based IDSes have several differences. Expert Kevin Beaver discusses how to find the best option for your enterprise needs. Continue Reading