Buyers Guide to intrusion detection and prevention tools

Amid the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape peppered with hackers, ransomware, nation-states gunning for coveted PHI, hospitals must safeguard against attempts to penetrate their networks. Here's a roundup of the top IDS and IPS tools for doing that.
By Ephraim Schwartz
08:07 AM
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To help Healthcare IT News readers put up a stronger defense, we created this guide to Intrusion Detection Systems and Intrusion Prevention Systems software with details on the leaders in the field and the products they offer. 

The following articles are a look at the features from some of the major IDS and IPS vendors as well as tips on how to use these products in a comprehensive security program.

⇒Cisco offers integration to prevent intrusion attacks from reaching medical devices, old and new

Fortinet provides multi-threat protection through a single device integrated network

IBM Security offers a threat protection solution using both hardware and software integration

Juniper Networks uses static and dynamic inspection to manipulate files to detect malware

Damballa Failsafe looks for patterns of suspicious activity with machine learning

Symantec Endpoint Protection shields devices using reputation technology to identify threats

Helpful advice on planning your purchase of IDS and IPS tools: