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Evaluating and tuning an intrusion-detection system

Posted on August 11, 2003 in Articles | by

The vast majority of intrusion-detection systems (IDS) available today allow system administrators some degree of flexibility in configuring the sensitivity of the system’s detection and reporting algorithms. This presents a dilemma to diligent administrators: What is the proper balance between providing adequate intrusion detection and the possibility of overwhelming administrators with false reports?

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Published in SearchSecurity on 08/11/03


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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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