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  • Firewall architectures for SMB networks

    This tip offers best practices for setting up and administering a network firewall and IDS for an SMB, keeping in mind tight budgets and smaller staffs.

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  • Does your enterprise use a host-based IDS or network-based IDS? Why?

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  • REVIEW: AirMagnet Enterprise 5.0 steps up wireless IDS

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

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  • 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.

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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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