• When is a breach detection system better than an IDS or NGFW?

    Breach detection systems are gaining steam, but when would they be more appropriate to use than an IDS or NGFW? Expert Kevin Beaver explains.

    Kevin Beaver18,665 pointsBadges:
  • Does your enterprise use a host-based IDS or network-based IDS? Why?

    Kevin Beaver18,665 pointsBadges:
  • REVIEW: AirMagnet Enterprise 5.0 steps up wireless IDS

    Information Security Magazine reviews the latest sniffer tool for wireless networks from AirMagnet.

    ITKE357,260 pointsBadges:
  • Which do you think provides better security — IDS or IPS?

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  • Host-based IDS vs. network-based IDS: Which is better?

    Host-based IDSes and network-based IDSes have several differences. Expert Kevin Beaver discusses how to find the best option for your enterprise needs.

    Kevin Beaver18,665 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    Brien Posey10,575 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    JTurnbull490 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    Brien Posey10,575 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Brien Posey10,575 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    SearchCIOMidmarket9,485 pointsBadges:

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