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Intrusion Prevention Systems

Strengthening Your Network Security

What is an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)?

An Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) is a powerful cybersecurity solution that goes beyond intrusion detection, actively protecting your network from security threats by blocking and mitigating potential attacks in real-time. IPS acts as a proactive defender, analyzing network traffic and applying protective measures to prevent unauthorized access, malware infiltration, and other malicious activities.

How does an intrusion prevention system work?

An intrusion prevention system is positioned inline, between the source and the destination of network traffic, and typically sits directly behind the firewall.

What are the benefits of an intrusion prevention system?

The benefits of an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) are numerous and play a crucial role in fortifying an organization’s cybersecurity posture.
In summary, it offers real-time threat prevention, comprehensive detection capabilities, proactive defense measures, and centralized monitoring. By blocking potential threats and mitigating risks in real-time, IPS solutions are invaluable in safeguarding an organization’s digital assets, sensitive information, and reputation from the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats.

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Types of Intrusion Prevention Systems

Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) can be categorized into two main types based on their deployment and implementation:

Network-Based IPS (NIPS)

NIPS is deployed at the network perimeter or within the internal network infrastructure. It monitors network traffic as it flows through routers, switches, and firewalls, inspecting data packets for signs of suspicious or malicious activities. NIPS is effective in identifying and blocking external threats attempting to breach the network.

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Host-Based IPS (HIPS)

HIPS operates directly on individual hosts or endpoints, inspecting local events and activities on the host system. It focuses on detecting and preventing threats targeting specific hosts, making it effective in detecting insider threats and attacks directed at specific devices or applications.

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Both NIPS and HIPS complement each other, offering different layers of defense. Some IPS solutions may combine both NIPS and HIPS functionalities, creating a comprehensive and multi-layered defense against a wide range of cyber threats.


Happy Protected Customers

DRUID has started as a technology provider with high ambitions and a “fast growth” mentality. To support this approach, we needed a partner with the same business principles and deep technical knowledge and FORT is the partner that delivered that. We heavily rely on the team at FORT for all penetration testing activities on our platform and infrastructure and we are looking forward to new challenges together.
Liviu Dragan
CEO & Founder, DRUID
Starting from 2020, Fort has been our primary cybersecurity partner, helping us in establishing our IT Governance Framework. Since then, they have consistently proven flexibility and reliability during our dynamic period of expansion with ever more complex security requirements in broader geographies. They have delivered on every project we embarked on together, whether it involved conducting penetration testing on our platform or assisting us in implementing globally recognized standards like ISO27001 or SOC2 Type2. Our partnership is set to endure, and I wholeheartedly endorse the amazing team at Fort.
Sergiu Negut
Co-Founder & CSO
Being a fast-growing tech start-up means that our partners need to be as agile and flexible as we are. And FORT has always proven reliability in providing Cybersecurity services in the past 3 years. Having them as acting CISOs helped us focus more on growing our business and improving our platform whilst maintaining a high-security level required by our international clients. Their hands-on expertise has helped us become ISO27001 and SOC2 certified, which is vital in our fast-paced market. We look forward to new challenges together.
Dragos Badea
CEO, Yarooms International



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