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Intrusion Prevention and Active Response - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781932266474, 9780080489292

Intrusion Prevention and Active Response

1st Edition

Deploying Network and Host IPS

Authors: Michael Rash Angela Orebaugh Graham Clark
Paperback ISBN: 9781932266474
eBook ISBN: 9780080489292
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 4th March 2005
Page Count: 550
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Intrusion Prevention and Active Response provides an introduction to the field of Intrusion Prevention and provides detailed information on various IPS methods and technologies. Specific methods are covered in depth, including both network and host IPS and response technologies such as port deactivation, firewall/router network layer ACL modification, session sniping, outright application layer data modification, system call interception, and application shims.

Key Features

  • Corporate spending for Intrusion Prevention systems increased dramatically by 11% in the last quarter of 2004 alone
  • Lead author, Michael Rash, is well respected in the IPS Community, having authored FWSnort, which greatly enhances the intrusion prevention capabilities of the market-leading Snort IDS


Technologists and Security Administrators.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Intrusion Prevention: Chapter 2: False Positives and Real Damage: Chapter 3: Data Link IPS Chapter 4: Network IPS Chapter 5: Transport IPS Chapter 6: Application Layer Responses Chapter 7: Host IPS Actions: Chapter 8: Hybrid IPS Actions: Chapter 9: Network Inline Data Modification


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About the Authors

Michael Rash

Angela Orebaugh

Angela Orebaugh (, GCIA, GCFW, GCIH, GSEC, CCNA) is a Senior Scientist in the Advanced Technology Research Center of Sytex, Inc. where she works with a specialized team to advance the state of the art in information systems security. She has over 10 years experience in information technology, with a focus on perimeter defense, secure network design, vulnerability discovery, penetration testing, and intrusion detection systems. She has a Masters in Computer Science, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. with a concentration in Information Security at George Mason University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Washington, D.C. Senior Scientist in the Advanced Technology Research Center, Sytex, Inc., Washington, DC, USA

Graham Clark

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