Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services

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Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services

Protection from Threats

Cisco Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) solutions provide protection against sophisticated threats such as:

  • Targeted attacks
  • Adaptive Persistent Threats (APTs)
  • Botnets
  • SQL injection attacks
  • Advanced malware

Solutions are available as:

  • Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services for integrated threat defense across the entire attack continuum
  • Dedicated IPS appliances, including the IPS 4300 and 4500 Series Sensors
  • Integrated IPS services for Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances
  • Hardware modules for Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISRs) and Catalyst switches
  • Cisco IOS Software-based solutions for ISRs

Powerful Capabilities for Regulatory Compliance

Cisco IPS solutions can help organizations meet requirements such as:

  • PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

Simplified Management

Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services is managed by Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center.

Management options for Cisco IPS solutions include IPS Manager Express, a powerful yet easy-to-use GUI-based management platform for smaller deployments. For enterprise deployments, Cisco offers Cisco Security Manager.

Advanced Features

Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services is available on Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls. This solution delivers industry-leading, next-generation IPS (NGIPS) for highly effective threat prevention. With full contextual awareness of users, infrastructure, applications, and content it can detect multivector threats and automate its defense response.

Additional options for threat protection are Cisco IPS 4300 and IPS 4500 Series Sensors, and Cisco ASA IPS solutions.

Learn About Cisco Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

Protect against targeted attacks, sophisticated malware, and application and OS vulnerabilities.

At a Glance

For additional information on Cisco IPS best-in-class threat protection read the IPS Global Correlation white paper.

Cisco discloses real-world performance testing based on common deployment scenarios enabling both security and availability standards for critical enterprise applications. Refer to the IPS Performance white paper for details.

Review the latest threat alerts and learn how to mitigate them with Cisco IPS on the Cisco Talos website.

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