Introduction to intrusion prevention systems
Detect and block attacks in real time
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Date archived: April 18, 2019 | First published: March 19, 2013
This article focuses on intrusion prevention systems (IPS), a technology that can detect and prevent computer systems from intrusions in real time. Learn about the different types of IPSs, how they work, and why they are better than traditional firewalls. This article discusses Snort, OSSEC, and Suricata, three popular free or open-source IPSs.
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