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Don’t let trends dictate your network security strategy

Posted on January 2, 2007 in Articles | by

I recently came across a discussion group thread bemoaning the demise of host-based intrusion prevention systems (HIPS). One contributor heard a “current trend in security [is] to move away from host-based intrusion prevention/detection systems” and went on to seek advice regarding the role of host-based and network-based intrusion prevention systems in the enterprise. This kind of talk scares me. Why? Because it may get others thinking that this is a good idea. It’s not.

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Published in SearchSecurity on 01/02/07


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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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