Why we need order IPS module ?

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Jun 30th, 2010
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Dear All,

Could you let me know more detail about IPS module on ASA? i was read document on IPS but still not clear about this .

Could you let me know the main point that we need IPS on the system?

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Jennifer Halim Wed, 06/30/2010 - 22:37
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IPS module on ASA acts exactly the same as the appliance IPS (4200 series IPS).

Basically it contains thousands of signatures that is blocking threats including worms, trojans, viruses, distributed denial of service attacks, reconnaissance, and attacks against operating system and application vulnerabilities.

Here is a bit more information on IPS for your reference:



Hope that helps.


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