Date Added: Dec 2011
During the past five years, security of computer network has become main stream in most of everyone's lives. Today, most discussions on computer security is centered on the tools or techniques used in protecting and defending networks. Intrusion detection is the method of identifying unauthorized use, misuse, and abuse of computer systems by both system insiders and external attackers. The authors' aim is to discuss the feasibility of monitoring the traffic of different networks, to analyze it for providing better security. For this reason, they focus on all the components of intrusion sniffing and response system like host and network based IDS.