IPS protection identifies potential threats by monitoring network traffic in real time by using network behaviour analysis.
How do Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) Work?
Fortigate IPS works to protect your data from malicious attacks, including Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks, Port Scanning, ARP Spoofing, Buffer Overflow, and IP Fragmentation.
Businesses use IPS to document threats, uncover problems with security policies, and block external or insider security violations.
IPS safeguards networks by monitoring incoming and outgoing traffic for signs of unauthorised access, intrusion attempts, and suspicious activities. It actively blocks and mitigates potential threats, ensuring the network's integrity.
IPS systems employ various methods, such as signature-based and behavioural analysis, to detect and block malware. They can prevent malicious code from entering the network, which is crucial for protecting data and system resources.
IPS solutions continuously scan network traffic and system data for known vulnerabilities. When a vulnerable component is identified, the IPS takes immediate action, such as blocking the exploit attempt or alerting administrators, to mitigate the risk.
IPS technology helps organisations prevent data leaks and exfiltration by monitoring and controlling the movement of sensitive data. It can identify and block attempts to transfer sensitive information outside the network, reducing the risk of data breaches.
IPS systems can protect web applications by analysing HTTP/HTTPS traffic. They identify and block malicious requests, such as SQL injection or cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, to ensure the security and availability of web services.
IPS solutions assist organisations in enforcing security policies and compliance with industry regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA). They ensure that network traffic aligns with established security rules, reducing the risk of non-compliance and potential legal or financial repercussions.
Cybercrime will cost companies worldwide an estimated $10.5 trillion annually by 2025, up from $3 trillion in 2015.
ransomware attacks were detected by organisations worldwide in 2022
Phishing remains the most common cyber attack, with approximately 3.4 billion daily spam emails.
The global average data breach cost was $4.35 million in 2022
of cyber attacks are aimed at small businesses, but only 14% are prepared to defend themselves
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Last Updated: February 9th, 2023 4 min read Severs AustraliaRead Article