The initial deployment of HIPS in an environment can often be a daunting task. Intel Security has a guide entitled “Adopting McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention, Best practices for quick success”. This guide will walk you through a sequence of 7 steps to pilot your HIPS deployment and make it a much easier task:
- Strategy and planning
- Preparing the environment
- Installation and configuration
- Initial tuning
- Optional adaptive mode
- Enhanced protection and advanced tuning
- Maintenance and expansion beyond IPS
For more information, see PD20796 in the Intel Security Knowledge Base (https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=PD20796).
For more resources, visit the ServicePortal and search for related content. Also, visit the McAfee Host IPS Community: https://community.mcafee.com/community/business/system/hip.
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