Getting the most out of IPS
- 23 July, 2012 19:22
Intrusion prevention systems -- security tools designed to stop problems even before they crop up -- have emerged as indispensable components of defense-in-depth security strategies.
But a key success factor for the technology is it hasn't stopped evolving over the years, and security experts expect this evolution to continue as security threats become ever more sophisticated and targeted.
Among the new features and capabilities on the horizon for network-based IPS are automated analysis and assessment to speed up investigation of malicious events; intelligence to address advanced threats and assess their impact; higher-bandwidth devices; and "application awareness."
Join the Computerworld Australia group on Linkedin. The group is open to IT Directors, IT Managers, Infrastructure Managers, Network Managers, Security Managers, Communications Managers.
- Virtualisation and Cloud Computing: Optimised Power, Cooling and Management Maximises Benefits
- Best Practices to Make BYOD Simple and Secure
- Deploying Flash in the Enterprise: Cost Comparison
- Top 10 tips for Migration
- Power of Three: Building Mobile Initiatives Guided by Business Goals, Technology and Governance
- NAB plans customer migration to NextGen platform
- A/NZ College of Anaesthetists to expand campus security monitoring
- Credit Union Australia signs Good Technology to secure 400 devices
- Taxi startup ingogo hails $3.4 million in latest funding round
- Updated: Federal Court dismisses Aust Post trade mark appeal
Amazon drones are 'fantasy,' says eBay CEO
Training critical to Australia tapping broadband potential: CSIRO
US faces major Internet image problem, former gov't official says
Why CIOs stick with cloud computing despite NSA snooping scandal
Telstra hits 300 Mbps in LTE-A trial