The great intrusion prevention debate
No security topic generates more spirited debate than intrusion prevention. Deployed on the edge -- and increasingly, deep inside -- the network, IPSes (intrusion prevention systems) purport to identify and stop attacks before they start based on constantly updated threat profiles. In this Point/Counterpoint, we’ve pitted Marc Willebeek-LeMair, CTO and Chief Strategy Officer of 3Com’s security division, TippingPoint, against Martin Roesch, CTO and founder of Sourcefire (and the inventor of Snort).
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