Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

IPS Grows Up

SC Magazine

written by Fahmida Y. Rashid

While talking to some customers, Dan Holden, director of ASERT (Arbor Security Engineering and Response Team), a division of Chelmsford, Mass.-based Arbor Networks, noticed a “fundamental” shift in how they were looking at security.

These organizations, Holden found, weren’t planning out projects to deploy anti-virus, firewall or intrusion prevention systems throughout the enterprise. Rather, they had projects addressing specific problems, such as botnets, distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) and advanced persistent threats (APTs). (Read more)