SourceFire Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

As the pioneer of Next-Gen Intrusion Prevention Systems, Sourcefire bases its NGIPS solutions on the core competencies of contextual awareness & automation. Recognized by Gartner as key ingredients of a next-gen network intrusion prevention system. Cisco SourceFire Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), NGIPS stands apart, offering:

Real-time contextual awareness

See and correlate extensive amounts of event data related to IT environments, applications, users, devices, operating systems, vulnerabilities, services, processes, network behaviors, files and threats.

Advanced threat protection (APT)

The best threat prevention that money can buy as validated by independent third-party testing and thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

Intelligent security automation

Automated event impact assessment, IPS policy tuning, policy management, network behavior analysis, and user identification. Significantly lower the total cost of ownership and enhance the ability to keep pace with changing environments.

Unparalleled performance and scalability

Purpose-built appliances incorporate a low-latency, single-pass design for unprecedented performance and scalability, throughput speeds from 40Gbps down to 5Mbps for threat inspection and up to 80Gpbs for packet filtering.

Application control & URL filtering 

Reduce the surface area of attack through granular control of over 1200 applications and 100s of millions of URLs in over 80 categories.

 Advanced malware protection for FirePOWER

Defeat malware across the network with malware detection/blocking, continuous analysis and retrospective alerting that leverages Cisco Sourcefire’s vast cloud intelligence. Available via a subscription add-on to Fire power NGIPS appliances. Simply software-enable these additional protections when you’re ready –- no need for limited-purpose malware appliances that add further complexity.

More organizations around the world deploy Cisco Sourcefire intrusion detection and prevention technology. Based on Snort® and backed by the Cisco Sourcefire VRT®(Vulnerability Research Team), than any other security provider.