Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and Intrusion Detection System (IDS): What is the Difference?

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Editor, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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An Intrusion Prevention System – or an IPS – is a network security technology (and control system) that monitors networks and traffic for any vulnerability exploits or malicious activity. IPS will automatically either allow or deny the detected traffic (good or bad) based on its established ruleset. An Intrusion Detection System – or an IDS … Read more

Network Intrusion: How to Detect and Prevent It

Author(s):

Isabell Gaylord, ,

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A network intrusion refers to any forcible or unauthorized activity on a digital network. These unauthorized activities almost always imperil the security of networks and their data. Nowadays, online brands and companies are the usual subjects of these attacks. However, to properly deal with this, organizations should have a cybersecurity team in place. This will … Read more