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Intrusion Prevention Fundamentals by Jonathan Hogue, Earl Carter

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Chapter 9. Cisco Security Agent Deployment

A Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) can be an invaluable tool that has the capability to address many of the computer security challenges you might face today. Before you research, evaluate, and purchase a HIPS product, you should have an idea of what’s involved in a HIPS deployment. Be sure your expectations related to the deployment are correct.

This chapter helps you know what to expect during a HIPS deployment. It describes the tasks and decisions you need to make during an implementation of a real-world HIPS product, the Cisco Security Agent (CSA). The decisions made by a fictional company, the ACME Corp-oration, are used as examples at each stage in the deployment project.

ACME is headquartered ...

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