The New York Times' computer systems and network has been breached and its journalists' private computers and email correspondence spied on for a period of four months by hackers believed to be based in China, the NYT reported on Wednesday.
To fully comprehend the importance of data normalization in an Intrusion Prevention System, it is first necessary to understand what data normalization is and what it does, how it accomplishes its goal, and why it is so integral to maintaining security against the advanced evasion techniques used today.
Remember when in June Google announced its intention to start warning Gmail users that their account might be targeted by state-sponsored attackers? A clear warning above the Gmail inbox would pop up no matter what browser the users used, and it was not limited only to those whose accounts have been hijacked, but were also seen by users the Google believed might be targets.
Following the recent confirmation by a senior intelligence officer with the U.S.
Intrusion detection systems play a vital role in network security.
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