There are literally hundreds of possible types of log sources around your environment and choosing which bubble to the top of your IT consciousness can be difficult. In a job where everything seems to be a top priority, understanding all the log types and sources available for selection can be daunting. In your environment, some logs may be more valuable than others, but having general guidance about logging and what types of logs may be available to monitor can help make you a better technologist.
Not all IT professionals are clear on IDS vs. IPS, even though these concepts are important for overall network security. Think of it this way: security alerts and responses go together. A burglar alarm won’t do you much good if it doesn’t somehow deter crime in progress. On the other hand, having the cops show … Read more IDS vs. IPS: What’s the Difference?