Intrusion Prevention - IT Risk Management

Layne McDonald. Ph.D.

Dr. Layne McDonald

Intrusion Prevention solutions detect and cut content-based threats from emails, viruses, worms, and intrusions in real time without degrading network performance. They see and cut the most damaging, content-based threats from emails and Web traffic, such as viruses, worms, intrusions, inappropriate Web content, and more, in real-time - without degrading network performance. 

Today's global information infrastructure faces possible substantial financial losses caused by ineffective Intrusion Prevention. Among the most vulnerable technologies are Providers of VoIP, video teleconferencing, and data over cellular networks. While these providers have integrated into their products, the need for new Intrusion Prevention solutions is constant. Here are some of the areas in which Intrusion Prevention offers practical solutions.

Instant Messaging - Intrusion Prevention 

The real-time, interactive nature of Instant Messaging makes it a valuable tool for business partners, customers, and fellow employees. The breach of security opportunities created using IM must be managed, given its position as a widely accepted business communications tool. 

Real-Time Vulnerability - Intrusion Prevention 

Real-Time Vulnerability Protection Suite breaks away from the reactive method of chasing attacks after they happen to eliminate and protect vulnerabilities on your systems. You can ensure data reliability and security by protecting against known and unknown vulnerabilities.

Network Infrastructure - Intrusion Prevention 

Intrusion Prevention protects the network infrastructure to continue your business without disruption. Enterprise-level solutions offer effective network intrusion prevention solutions (IPS) within the context of your company's comprehensive security policy.

Email - Intrusion Prevention

Financial Companies, manufacturers, retailers, etc., use intrusion prevention to scan messages and attachments for viruses. Together with a "preemptive" email security approach, effective intrusion prevention offers the best protection from spam and virus attacks. 

Application-Level Attacks - Intrusion Prevention 

A successful denial of service attack can put a corporate website offline for hours or more. Intrusion Prevention products offer the best protection against application-level attacks and secure all networked applications, users, and server resources. 

Large Enterprises - Intrusion Prevention

Large Enterprises with widely dispersed Carrier & Data Center Networks need specially built high-performance security gateway Intrusion Prevention with a proven security system and IPsec VPN to deliver scalable network and application-level security. Intrusion prevention protects the enterprise against the insignificant worm, viruses, trojans, etc., that can topple its network.