Intrusion Prevention: Myths, Challenges, and Requirements
Source: Networks Associates Technology
Four commonly held misconceptions about intrusion prevention are dispelled in this white paper, which focuses on the realities of shielding an enterprise network from today's complex threats and highlights the effectiveness of the McAfee IntruShield approach. In order to handle multiple segments of traffic at Gigabit wire speeds the McAfee IntruShield sensors make extensive use of dedicated, purpose-built, proprietary hardware that provides the performance required to accurately detect and then prevent network intrusions at wire-speed without packet loss. IntruShield has been designed and built from the ground up as an Intrusion Prevention System.