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A client of yours is concerned about external intrusion on their corporate network, and those inside their environment that they seek to fire! They've heard about firewalls and they need your professional opinion as to whether, with the implementation of firewalls, they can feel 100% secured. Still on their quest to maintain a secure environment, especially with much concern on external attacks, they would like to understand what Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) are about.

As a group, complete the following:

  • What Is IPS?
  • What can they protect them against?

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What Is IPS?

An Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) is a network security device which is automated
and is used to respond to and monitor any potential dangers. Similar to intrusion detection
systems (IDS), an IPS determines potential risks by analyzing the traffic within the network.
However, the primary difference between an IPS and an IDS is that the latter is a monitoring
system, while the former is a control system (Liao et. al, 2013). Since an attack might take place
in an instant after an intruder gets access to the system, an i...

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