RE: [Full-Disclosure] Tipping Point IPS systems

From: Forbes, Robert (Robert_Forbes_at_reyrey.com)
Date: 08/04/04

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    To: "'Paul Schmehl'" <pauls@utdallas.edu>, Ryan Sumida <rsumida@csulb.edu>, full-disclosure@lists.netsys.com
    Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2004 10:05:59 -0400
    
    

    Really the Cadillac of IPS, it is designed for high load networks. We were
    very impressed with it but it carries a hefty price tag for that
    performance.

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    From: full-disclosure-admin@lists.netsys.com
    [mailto:full-disclosure-admin@lists.netsys.com] On Behalf Of Paul Schmehl
    Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 10:30 PM
    To: Ryan Sumida; full-disclosure@lists.netsys.com
    Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Tipping Point IPS systems

    --On Tuesday, August 3, 2004 1:46 PM -0700 Ryan Sumida <rsumida@csulb.edu>
    wrote:

    >
    > Not sure if I should be posting to this list but didn't know where else
    > to ask.
    >
    > I've seen a few posts on network protection devices such as Netscreen,
    > Checkpoint and Fortigate products but I haven't seen anything on Tipping
    > Point. Of any of you that have used a Tipping Point box, how does it
    > compare to the others? I'm aware of the bugs in the reporting features,
    > I'm more interested in hearing how effective their filters work
    > especially under heavy conditions.
    >
    We were impressed with it during an eval. I know of one school that is
    using it and is so happy they've bought more (for the interior networks.)

    Paul Schmehl (pauls@utdallas.edu)
    Adjunct Information Security Officer
    The University of Texas at Dallas
    AVIEN Founding Member
    http://www.utdallas.edu

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