Gartner Research

Intrusion Detection Systems: Perspective

Published: 24 April 2003

ID: G0095367

Analyst(s): Ant Allan


An intrusion detection system is a "burglar alarm" for malicious activity on an organization's networks and servers, but does not necessarily provide a strong defense against all kinds of "cyber attacks."

Table Of Contents
  • Technology Basics
    • The Need for Intrusion Detection
    • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Technology Analysis
    • Business Use
    • Benefits and Risks
    • Standards
    • Selection Guidelines
  • Technology Leaders
    • Other Vendors
    • HIDS for IBM z/OS and OS/390
    • Future Trends
  • Technology Alternatives
    • Meta IDS or Enterprise IT Security Management Products
    • Recommended Gartner Research
  • Insight

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