Chapter 7. Network Intrusion Prevention Overview

Network Intrusion Prevention provides a proactive component that effectively integrates into your overall network security framework. Combining Network Intrusion Prevention with other security components, such as a Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), an Intrusion Detection System (IDS), and perimeter firewalls, provides a robust defense-in-depth network security solution.

An Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) provides a powerful addition to your overall network security solution, but it also has its limitations. This chapter focuses on the following topics:

  • Network Intrusion Prevention capabilities

  • Network Intrusion Prevention benefits

  • Network Intrusion Prevention limitations

  • Hybrid IPS/IDS systems ...

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