What is a host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS)?

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What is a host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS)?

  • It detects and stops potential direct attacks but does not scan for malware.
  • It is an agentless system that scans files on a host for potential malware.
  • It identifies potential attacks and sends alerts but does not stop the traffic.
  • It combines the functionalities of antimalware applications with firewall protection.

Explanation:Accurrent HIDS is a comprehensive security application that combines the functionalities of antimalware applications with firewall protection. An HIDS not only detects malware but also prevents it from executing.
Because the HIDS runs directly on the host, itis considered an agent-based system.

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