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Market Guide for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

Published: 01 July 2019

ID: G00385800

Analyst(s): John Watts , Craig Lawson


IDPS offers the best detection efficacy and performance network security, but firewalls are absorbing IDPS on the perimeter. Security and risk management leaders should seek innovation in advanced analytics, augmenting vulnerability management and internal segmentation from their IDPS solution.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

  • Decline in Branch and Campus Deployments
  • Growth in Data Center
  • Pivot to Inside Detection Use Cases
  • Alternatives to IDPS
    • WAF
    • Enterprise Firewalls
    • Advanced Analytics Using Machine Learning
    • Stand-Alone Threat Intelligence Solutions
    • NTA

Market Analysis

  • IDPS
  • Advanced Threat Detection Capabilities
  • Cloud Deployment
  • Endpoint Context
  • Virtual Patching

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction
  • Vendor Profiles
    • AhnLab
    • Alert Logic
    • BluVector
    • Bricata
    • Cisco
    • Corelight
    • Fidelis Cybersecurity
    • FireEye
    • Hillstone Networks
    • McAfee
    • Trend Micro
    • Vectra AI
    • Venustech
    • Other Vendors to Watch That Deliver IDPS Use Cases

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