Internet And Network Technologies
Intrusion Prevention Best Practices
Intrusion Prevention: Best Practices

Intrusion Prevention: Best Practices

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Lesson Objectives

Intrusion Prevention: Best Practices

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • describe approaches to IPS and how it differs from IDS
  • describe options and deployment strategies for IPS
  • describe advantages and disadvantages of various approaches to IPS
  • describe the role of IPS in preventing kernel attacks
  • describe methods used to discover vulnerabilities
  • describe remediation strategies related to intrusions
  • block an attacker after too many failed login attempts
  • describe methods used in IPS to evade intrusions
  • use tools to scan for potential intrusions on a local system
  • scan a system for potential malware infections using nmap
  • use Suricata to implement a packet diversion for intrusion prevention
  • summarize the key concepts covered in this course


Intrusion prevention helps you detect and stop various attacks that other security components may miss. Explore the objectives and tools of intrusion prevention, including kernel attack prevention, vulnerability discovery, remediation strategies, scan detection, and evasion techniques.


Prerequisites: none

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