Security to steal show
At the NetWorld+Interop (N+I) conference in Last Vegas next week, Cisco, Intruvert Networks, and Recourse Technologies will unveil products armed with improved performance to flag and thwart complex attacks that sift easily through network defenses.
The problem was illustrated in a 2001 survey released by the FBI and the Computer Science Institute last month, which reports 74 percent of respondents said their external Internet connection was a point of attack.
Hoping to reverse that trend, Cisco will announce at N+I several extensions to its IDS, as well as its security-based SAFE Blueprint, according to officials of the San Jose, Calif.-based networking giant.
Meanwhile, Intruvert will introduce its IntruShield product line, featuring integrated signature, anomaly, and DoS (denial of service) analysis within a single platform.
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