Network intrusion-detection system

In computer security, a Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) is an intrusion detection system that attempts to discover unauthorized access to a computer network by analyzing traffic on the network for signs of malicious activity.[1]

See also


External links

  • U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Information Assurance Support Environment (IASE)
  • EasyIDS - Free customized CentOS install cd containing Snort, Barnyard, BASE, ntop, and more. Most of what's needed for a NIDS.
  • SmoothSec - A lightweight and fully ready IDS/IPS Linux (Debian) distribution equipped with Snorby, Snort, Suricata, PulledPork and Pigsty.
  • Comprehensive List of Commercial NIDS, Mosaic Security Research
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