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DevX: No-Cost System Lockdown (Parts 1 & 2)

Nov 21, 2004, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alexander Prohorenko)

From Part 1:

"Nowadays, basic information security at any level should include an intrusion detection system (IDS) that gathers and later analyzes intrusion data. The primary goal of IDS software is monitoring hostile operations of all types, whether human (hackers and crackers) or programmatic (viruses, Trojan horses). An IDS can function on a particular server or in an entire segment of a network.

"Although the market for IDS-related software is pretty large, finding a tool that will work for your specific case isn't always easy..."

Complete Story (Part 1)

Complete Story (Part 2)

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