By eweek  |  Posted 2004-12-20 Print this article Print

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Intrusion prevention is still a tricky proposition because a misconfigured IPS has the potential to bring business to a halt. However, IT managers should consider IPS technology, if only because a good IPS can protect systems long enough that patching can be made routine instead of reactive.

Read Labs analysis of intrusion prevention systems here.

TippingPoint Technologies UnityOne-1200 intrusion prevention system is one of the good ones—in fact, it advances the state of the art in IPS technology.

The TippingPoint UnityOne-1200 appliance is a top-notch network security device that sits in line with network traffic, dropping attack traffic and clearing the way for legitimate users.

eWEEK Labs tests show that the device requires a fair amount of tuning, but it also prevents a substantial number of attacks, including DoS (denial-of-service) attempts that would otherwise cause severe disruptions to the network.

Click here to read the full review of the UnityOne-1200.

—Cameron Sturdevant

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