Gartner Research

Network Intrusion Detection and Response: Demilitarized Security Zone (DMZ)

Published: 10 July 2012

ID: G00234507

Analyst(s): Trent Henry


Gartner has updated three templates to detail the recommended architecture for network intrusion detection and response (NIDR). These templates illustrate the typical network components that are deployed in various zones of a layered security architecture, including intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, and security information and event management (SIEM) systems.

Table Of Contents

Template Applicability

Template Map

Template Diagram

Template Description

  • Template Characteristics
  • Template Components
    • Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS)
    • Network Intrusion Prevention System (NIPS)
    • Internet Services Subzone
    • NIDS/NIPS Controller
    • Control Zone
    • Audit Zone
    • Correlation Services
    • Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)
    • Network/Security Operator/Technician
    • Firewalls and Routers
    • Sensors
    • Actuators

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