Intrusion Prevention IPS
What is Intrusion Prevention? How does an Intrusion Prevention help you? How does IPS work? What are the business benefits of using an Intrusion Prevention IPS?
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What is Intrusion Prevention IPS Security?Intrusion Prevention Systems IPS, also known as Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS), are network security appliances that monitor network and/or system activities for malicious activity. The main security functions of intrusion prevention systems are to identify malicious activity, log activity information, attempt to block/stop activity, and report it.
Unlike Intrusion Detection Systems IDS, Intrusion Prevention Systems IPS are placed in-line and are able to actively prevent/block intrusions that are detected. More specifically, IPS can take such actions as sending an alarm, dropping the malicious packets, resetting the connection and/or blocking the traffic from the offending IP address.