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Intrusion Prevention Fundamentals by Jonathan Hogue, Earl Carter

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Chapter 11. Deployment Scenarios

Every Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) deployment is different. The company type, which is characterized by things such as its size, vertical, and emphasis on security, accounts for many of the differences. This chapter examines an assortment of IPS deployment scenarios; each scenario uses a different type of company as an example. The following six company types are examined:

  • Large enterprise

  • Branch office

  • Medium financial enterprise

  • Medium educational institution

  • Small office

  • Home office

In each scenario, you read about the following:

  • The company background and recent computer security incidents

  • The factors that limit the IPS project

  • The goals for the project that are derived from the problems to solve and the corporate ...

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