• Which do you think provides better security — IDS or IPS?

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  • Choosing an intrusion detection system: Network, host or application-based IDS

    Different types of intrusion detection tools do different jobs. This tip offers help comparing three different types of IDS devices: network, host and application-based IDS.

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  • OSSEC: The server and agent model

    Get the benefit of regular alerts and status reports from configuring open source IDS/IPS OSSEC to run as a server and agent model.

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  • IDS options: Signature databases and heuristics

    This tip details the differences between two defining IDS product features -- signature databases and heuristics -- and offers advice for choosing IDS solutions.

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  • Understanding the differences between IDS and IPS

    We all know that the Internet is a haven for cyber criminals who use the connectivity to launch an unprecedented number of attacks against enterprise networks. IDS and IPS have been developed to combat these threats, but they are not one in the same. Learn the differences between IDS and IPS, and...

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  • Snort update fixes security hole

    Attackers could exploit a flaw in the open source IDS to gain unauthorized network access, security firms warn. But a fix is available.

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  • Security in virtualization: IDS/IPS implementation strategy

    Considering virtualization? Take into account that your IDS or IPS may not work the same way in a virtualized environment as it does in a physical one. Expert Dave Shackleford explains how to address this potential problem.

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  • Screencast: Snort — Tactics for basic network analysis

    In this exclusive screencast step-by-step demo, Tom Bowers explains how the Snort open source IDS tool works and illustrates how it can help security pros assess network security.

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  • Sourcefire looking to go public

    The company behind the popular Snort open source IDS tool is making a bid to go public, months after its deal to be acquired by Check Point collapsed.

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  • Gartner declares IDS obsolete by 2005

    Gartner Inc. is predicting that intrusion-detection systems will be obsolete soon, and recommends enterprises migrate to firewalls that block attacks rather than alert.

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