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In addition to hardware appliance sensors, some vendors also offer virtual appliance sensors.
You can configure the IPS to use the recommended default response (block and log malicious packets or only log them) specified in each definition or to log malicious packets that are detected and generate events without blocking the traffic for all definitions, or you can disable the IPS.
The user-friendly report format provides comprehensive information for managers on both operational and tactical levels.
The Bouncer Intelligence Center Plug-In is responsible for aggregating attacker information during the attack.
Organizations used to deploy a sensor for each network segment, but now a single sensor can monitor several network segments simultaneously.
In order to monitor key network segments throughout an organization, IPS sensors are often deployed wherever networks with different security policies connect, such as Internet connection points, or where internal user networks connect to internal server networks.