Beyond intrusion detection

Wednesday, 29 May 2002, 4:43 PM EST

Making sense of security software event logs, whether it's from your firewall or an expensive intrusion detection system, can be like trying to drink from a fire hose. Even when you find a real problem, what do you do?

But intrusion detection is definitely not a bad idea. No matter how smart you think you are, you've probably overlooked something in your firewall configuration.

Liz Simpson talks about intrusion detection and uses two security companies - Counterpane and Securify - to describe the difference in their approach.

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