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Context-Aware Intrusion Prevention

Posted on March 4, 2015 in Articles | by

Over the past few years, security professionals around the world have undertaken projects to convert their enterprise firewalls to the latest technology – next generation firewalls (NGFW). These systems leveled up firewall technology by providing the firewall with more information – data that provided context about applications and users and allowed the firewall to make more intelligent decisions about network access. It’s now time for intrusion prevention systems (IPS) to make that same leap.

The newestintrusion prevention technology, next generation IPS (NGIPS), is able to incorporate new data sources that dramatically improve the IPS’ ability to protect networks against attack. With these systems, you can incorporate information about your network and applications into your intrusion prevention strategy to build more robust defenses for your organization’s network.

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Published March 4, 2015 in BizTech Magazine

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

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