The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
An intrusion prevention system (IPS) includes all the features of an intrusion detection system but also has the ability to act upon malicious traffic. Since the IPS usually sits in line with network traffic it can shut down attacks, typically by blocking access from the attacker or blocking access to the target. In some cases, the IPS can talk to the firewall to block an attack.
By Phil Lerner, VP technology, Stonesoft Americas | 26 November, 2012 19:00
Palo Alto Networks founder and CTO Nir Zuk took to the stage to deliver the closing keynote address at the company's first-ever user conference here by trumpeting his company's success in firewall innovation and what he described as his competitors' weak attempts to follow.
By Ellen Messmer | 15 November, 2012 17:50