Chapter 14. What Is Intrusion Detection?

This chapter covers the following key topics:

  • The Need for Intrusion Detection— This section discusses the motivation behind having an intrusion detection system in place.

  • Types of Network Attacks Based on Mode of Attack— This section talks about the types of network attacks based on how they are conducted.

  • Types of Network Attacks Based on the Attack's Perpetrator— This section talks about network attacks based on who conducts them.

  • Common Network Attacks— This section further differentiates various types of attacks and discusses examples of some common types of attacks.

  • The Process of Detecting Intrusions— This section discusses the various techniques used to detect network attacks and intrusions. ...

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