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kink80
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HIPS 7 Patch 8 blocking hierarchy

I have several machines with HIPS 7 Patch 8 installed (7.0.0.1159 ) and quite a few have a Network intrusion detected from an outside IP address. My question is shouldn't the HIPS firewall block that traffic before it becomes a Network intrusion detected event?  Thanks.

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HIPS 7 Patch 8 blocking hierarchy

The firewall can block that traffic (depending on your ruleset), but it will still synchronously trigger the Network IPS signature, as it's still being detected on the wire.

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