CHAPTER 8 Security Standards and Services
Many tools that exist today will allow you to monitor, detect, and contain malicious activity in your environment. Each of these tools assists you in being well armed and well prepared to handle any malicious attacks that might come your way.
An intrusion detection system (IDS) is a specialized tool that attempts to determine when malicious activity is occurring within the network. It can make this determination using a variety of different methods and features: