Chapter 10. Deploying Cisco Network IPS

Network Intrusion Prevention System (NIPSs) can be an invaluable tool that has the capability to address many computer security challenges that you might face today. Before you research, evaluate, and purchase NIPS product, you should have some idea of what’s involved in a NIPS deployment to be sure your expectations related to the deployment are correct.

This chapter helps you know what to expect during a NIPS deployment. It describes the tasks and decisions you need to make during the deployment of real-world NIPS devices, the Cisco IPS Sensor Software. A fictional company, the ACME Corporation, is used as an example to show how decisions are made at each stage in the deployment project.

ACME is headquartered ...

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