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Acquiring and Deploying Intrusion Detection Systems



Peter M. Mell


This ITL Bulletin provides basic information about intrusion detection systems (IDSs) to help organizations avoid common pitfalls in acquiring, deploying, and maintaining IDSs.
ITL Bulletin -


computer attacks, computer security, intrusion detection


Mell, P. (1999), Acquiring and Deploying Intrusion Detection Systems, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 17, 2024)


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Created November 16, 1999, Updated May 4, 2021