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From: "Smith, Ryan" <Ryan.Smith () MWAA com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 12:08:30 -0400


The following link is a gold mine on all things IDS (at least in my

Hands down snort is probably the most famous intrusion detection system.

As far as scenarios go, I think it is a good idea to place a sensor
before and directly behind your firewall.  This acts as a sanity check
on how well your firewall is doing.  Also if you have a dmz you
definetly want a ids sensor there because your dmz (in therory) should
not be initiating any type of connections.  And then lastly place a
sensor on your segments that you feel have critital resources (in my
case at work HIPAA data). These are just my two cents based on my
experiences in the field thus far.


Ryan Smith

-----Original Message-----
From: Sudheer Reddy Vakati [mailto:svakati () gmail com] 
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 2:56 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: NIDS

I am trying to learn more about NIDS.
I am looking for information on deployment scenarios. Can someone point
me links that give me variuos deployment scenarios?
What are the most popular network based intrusion detection systems ?
Can someone also point me links to them ?

V. Sudheer Reddy

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