RangerIDS - Intrusion Detection System (IDS)





This category, so often overlooked recently in the face of the more “interesting” technology of Network IDS, is seeing something of a resurgence.  


This could be due partly to the fact that high speed switched networks are providing a significant obstacle to effective Network IDS implementation, or it could also be that there is a growing realization that there is more to IDS than detecting suspicious packets on the wire. 


This type of product can itself be split into two main categories, with some host-based systems providing elements of both: