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Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS 640-554) Foundation Learning Guide, Second Edition by Catherine Paquet

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Chapter 11. Intrusion Prevention Systems

This chapter describes the functions and operations of intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS). This chapter will introduce you to

• The fundamentals of intrusion prevention, comparing IDS and IPS

• The building blocks of IPS, introducing the underlying technologies and deployment options

• The use of signatures in intrusion prevention, highlighting the benefits and drawbacks

• The need for IPS alarm monitoring, evaluating the options for event managers

• Analyzing the design considerations in deploying IPS

IPS Fundamentals

Intrusion detection system (IDS) and intrusion prevention system (IPS) solutions form an integral part of a robust network defense solution. Maintaining ...

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