Network-Based IDS (NIDS) for Detection

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Network-Based IDS (NIDS) for Detection:

A network-based IDS (NIDS) records and evaluates network traffic, examining each network packet as it cycles through the system. One NIDS can monitor an expansive network if installed on a backbone of that network or can safeguard multiple hosts on a single network segment. NIDS is equipped to provide enhanced defense between the firewall and hosts, though it may have issues keeping up with heavy volumes of traffic or an abundance of data that flows through the network. In this case an attack could go undetected. Additionally, NIDSs don’t perform well on switched networks, particularly if the routers are without a monitoring port.

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