Letter: IPS still needs firewall

By on

I found the feature on intrusion prevention systems in last month's issue ("Intruding on the bottom line", p30 ) very interesting.

It highlighted a common misconception concerning this key security technology. What users often fail to understand is that an IPS is a complementary technology to a firewall, not a replacement for it. Because IPS systems are able to block attacks and provide limited firewall functionality, there ...

Hi! You've reached one of our premium articles. This is available exclusively to subscribers.

It's free to register, and only takes a few minutes.

Once you sign up you'll have unlimited access to the full catalogue of Australia's best business IT content, as well as a daily news bulletin delivered straight to your inbox.

Register now
Copyright © SC Magazine, US edition
Tags:

Most Read Articles

Most popular tech stories

Log In

Username:
Password:
|  Forgot your password?