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Intrusion Prevention Fundamentals by Jonathan Hogue, Earl Carter

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Chapter 3. Operational Tasks

Intrusion Prevention technology can provide a key component to the overall protection of your network. Initially deploying an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) on your network does require careful consideration to match the capabilities of your IPS with your unique network configuration. Furthermore, configuring your IPS and monitoring the alerts generated by your IPS devices requires dedicated personnel. This chapter provides a high-level view of the following operational tasks related to using IPS on your network:

  • Deploying IPS devices and applications

  • Configuring IPS devices and applications

  • Monitoring IPS activities

  • Securing IPS communications

Deploying IPS Devices and Applications

Each IPS deployment is fairly unique ...

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