Evaluating intrusion prevention systems

Monday, 14 November 2005, 8:16 AM EST

IPSs are becoming today's must-have security solution but don't deploy blindly; testing on your network is the key to success.

With intrusion prevention systems (IPS) fast becoming as essential a purchase as the ubiquitous firewall, the choice is becoming ever more bewildering as more and more vendors scurry to bring new products to market.

By Bob Walder at CIO Update.

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