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What is an intrusion detection system?

9.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

Navigating the ever-changing cyber-threat landscape is essential for businesses who want to survive in today’s digital world. For organisations looking to ramp up their cybersecurity, the range of options available can often be a source of confusion – what does each solution do, and which is right for you? In this blog we’re looking at intrusion detection systems (IDS) and their place in the future of cybersecurity.   How does an IDS work?  An intrusion detection system is a tool designed to monitor your network or devices for threats and provide an alert to any malicious activity detected. An IDS can either be host-based (installed on endpoints) or network-based.   Working to analyse activity against a set of known threats and…