IDS Evaluation Guide

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An Intrusion Detection System (IDS) is an essential tool in every security practitioner’s arsenal. Intrusion Detection Systems are designed to gather and analyze information from networks and hosts to detect malicious activity both before and after a security breach.

In this guide, you will learn about the critical components of host and network IDS, requirements to evaluate IDS solutions, as well as how AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) meets those requirements.

Topics covered to help you evaluate IDS solutions include:

  • An overview of network, cloud and host-based IDS
  • Signature-based vs anomaly-based IDS
  • How to determine IDS throughput requirements for your environment
  • How aggregation capabilities can reduce noise without losing critical alerts

...and more.

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