The Intrusion Prevention app is a plugin to the Intrusion Detection system. The service dynamically creates firewall rules (iptables) to block IP packets if a packet stream matches a known attack signature. Signatures are provided by the intrusion detection app, containing over 1000 known attack vectors. An additional 8,000-10,000 signatures are available (and continually updated) via the IDS update subscription from ClearCenter (app available in the Marketplace).
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The Intrusion Detection app is the cornerstone of security for any size network. The app uses the highly regarded Snort engine to perform real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on Internet Protocol (IP) networks. The app can help identify, log and stop (using the IPS plugin) external attack vectors targeting the network (fingerprinting, buffer overflows, brute force authentication etc.). The app contains over 1000 known attack vector signatures with another 8000+ signatures available (with continuous updates) via the IDS update subscription from ClearCenter (app available in the Marketplace).
Intrusion Protection Updates
Intrusion Protection takes an active role at the edge of your network. It detects attempts to gain access to your system by known exploits and then pro-actively firewalls your server from the perpetrator. Having additional attack vector signatures in additional to continual updates is essential in deploying a security perimeter for your network. The Intrusion Protection Signatures and Updates app provides over 12,000 additional signatures and continual weekly updates.
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Remote Security Audit is a service for system administrators to limit the damage potential of corrupted or tampered system files. Reviewed on a regular basis, the audit can quickly notify an admin so damage control measures can be taken in a timely manner. The audit notification (sent from ClearCenter's SDN cloud service) is essentially tamperproof against a malicous attacker covering the intrusion due to the creation of a unique audit hash which is stored in the cloud and compared against on subsequent audits.
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July 13, 2012