What are the similarities and differences between an Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)?

Understanding IDSs and IPSs: • Intrusion detection systems (IDSs) and intrusion prevention systems (IPSs) inspect traffic using the same functionality as a protocol analyzer. • A host-based IDS (HIDS) can detect attacks on local systems such as workstations and servers. The HIDS protects local resources on the host and can detect some malware that isn’t […]

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