The enterprise IPS balancing act: Simplicity vs. granularity

Network Intrusion Prevention (IPS)

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  • Sourcefire expands strategy in effort to leverage its network real estate

    Sourcefire has announced plans to expand its overall product strategy to span network access control, intrusion prevention, network behavior anomaly detection and post-admission network access control under the Enterprise Threat Management banner. 

  • AT&T offers new malware security service

    AT&T is now offering business customers a network-based security service that provides Web content and instant messaging filtering. Analysts say it's a step in the right direction. 

  • Cisco fixes Unified CallManager, Unified Presence Server flaws

    Also: Microsoft warns of a new Windows zero-day threat and investigates a reported flaw in Vista. 

  • Intrusion Defense School

    Your organization's ability to fend off spyware, computer viruses and the latest breed of information security threats hinges on the strength and cohesion of your ... 

  • How IDS-IPS enables business objectives

    In this lesson, learn how key network security practices and technologies can be mapped to business needs 

  • Can intrusion prevention systems alone prevent botnet attacks?

    Network-based intrusion prevention systems offer some protection against botnets, but that's only one piece of the puzzle. In this Q&A, information security threat expert Ed Skoudis reviews the other tools that should be a part of ... 

  • Intrusion detection systems are alive and kicking

    IPS hasn't overtaken intrusion detection systems just yet. Senior News Writer Bill Brenner reveals what customers want when they're shopping for IDS products. 

  • TJX faces lawsuit over data breach

    A class action lawsuit against TJX accuses the retailer of negligence for not doing enough to secure customer data and for keeping quiet about the breach for a month. 

  • Network-based attacks

    The second tip in our series, "How to assess and mitigate information security threats," excerpted from Chapter 3: The Life Cycle of Internet Access Protection Systems of the book The Shortcut Guide to Protecting Business Internet Usage published by... 

  • Don't let trends dictate your network security strategy

    As with most industries, the information security field has certainly seen its fair share of trends come and go. While some, like network access control, prove to be beneficial, others have proven to be risky. In this tip, Mike Chapple details why on...