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Network Intrusion Prevention Service

The people, processes and products to detect and prevent events that may damage the State's information resources. 



Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) includes the people, processes and products to detect and prevent events that may damage the State's information resources.  As a service offered by OET, intrusion detection is the process of monitoring and/or blocking events occurring in a computer system and network; analyzing them for signs of possible incidents that are violations or imminent threats of violation of computer security policies, acceptable use policies or standard security practices.  Intrusion prevention is the process of performing intrusion detection and attempting to stop detected possible incidents.

Deploying the IDP monitoring solution on your network will assure you are in compliance with security monitoring standards, and aligned with industry best practices. This is a cost-effective solution as buying into this shared service allows for lower incremental costs.


Features & Benefits

This is a scalable solution that inspects network traffic collected by remote sensors imbedded in the network and provides full-function, real time security event detection capabilities.The IDP solution offers consistent and robust security monitoring capabilities across the network, improved capability to discern complex cyber attacks, real time alerting of potential security incidents, automated attack response capability, network activity and attack trending, increased system uptime and network availability and reduced security administration.

  • Better situational awareness to make informed security decisions.
  • Prevent unwanted behavior on state networks and systems.
  • The IDP solution will support McAfee’s ePolicy Orchestrator providing the ability to collaborate on both host-based and network-based events for added protection, visibility and efficiency.

Getting Started

This service is provided as a utility service to the executive branch. However, it does require the purchase of equipment and licenses needed for your environment. 

For more information about using this service, contact your account manager.

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This is a customized service. Please contact your account manager for pricing details.

For more information about pricing, see the current Rate Schedules.