Comparing HIDS vs. antivirus

August 9, 2019 | Don Shin
Don Shin

Don Shin

Don has over 20 years of experience in product management and marketing, focused around the networking, security and semiconductors industries. His background includes roles with Ixia, Freescale and AMD, among other technology companies. At AlienVault, Don enjoys developing technical resources to help customers understand how to best leverage the AlienVault platform to solve their security challenges.

August 9, 2019 | Don Shin

Comparing HIDS vs. antivirus

Protecting servers that are running your business applications and storing your critical data should be the most important responsibility for security professionals. Antivirus and Host IDS (HIDS) are effective last line of defense for preventing and detecting malicious actors targeting your servers after perimeter defenses have failed or bypassed. Layering these technologies into your defense is smart, because history has…