What is Intrusion Detection System (IDS)?

What is Intrusion Detection System (IDS)? – An Intrusion Detection System (IDS) is security software or hardware device which inseptcs all inbound and outbound network traffic for suspicous patterns that may indicate a network or system security breach. The IDS checks traffic for signatures that match known intrusion patterns, and signals an alarm when a match is found. Depending on the traffic to be monitored, the IDS is placed outside/inside the firewall to monitor suspicous traffic originating from outside/inside the network. What is Intrusion Detection System (IDS)? Main Functions of…

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