IDS & IPS for Dummies: What’s the Difference & Why Do I Need Them?

Twitter |  Facebook |  LinkedIn Privacy is a concern for most of us, regardless of our occupation. Protecting your computer network against attack is vital, especially in the highly connected network environment that we live in. To ensure system privacy, many organizations rely upon Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS); but what are the differences between the two and why are they needed? Think of it this way: Intrusion Detection is passive, [...]