- How to identify that the outside hosts, communicating to most critical assets inside a network through the Internet are safe?
- How to evaluate all these incoming requests?
- How to ensure that outbound connections from a network are connecting to a trusted “good” websites and IP addresses?
IBM’s XForce team categorizes 800K+ suspect IP addresses in different categories, such as Malware hosts, Spam sources, Anonymous proxies and Dynamic IP addresses along with their geographical location.
Tanmay Shah has just published a new white paper on the security on dW community that describes the IP reputation feature in IBM Security Network Protection appliances and some of the common use cases it addresses.