Chapter 4. Cisco Intrusion Protection

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Define the major features of Cisco intrusion protection solution

  • Identify the different Cisco sensor platforms

  • Explain Cisco Threat Response

  • Identify the major sensor placement locations

  • Explain the sensor deployment considerations

The Cisco intrusion protection system (IPS) is a comprehensive system that enables you to actively defend your network against network attacks, misuse, and unauthorized access. The system incorporates sensors and agents that perform real-time monitoring of traffic at locations throughout your network, from the network level all the way to the host level. Supporting a large base of sensor types enables you ...

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