IT Security and Intrusion Detection Systems: An Introduction

Year : 2024 | Volume :15 | Issue : 01 | Page : 10-17

Seyfali Mahini

  1. Lecturer Faculty of Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Khoy Branch Khoy Iran


This article deals with the current status of IT security in an industrialized country and one of the many approaches. The emphasis is on what are known as intrusion detection systems. These enable users to detect suspicious behavior and attacks in daily IT operations by analyzing data, resources, and network flows. Based on previous research, the different variants, available detection types, and their working methods are briefly explained and presented. The primary emphasis should be on understanding the functioning of the systems, their applications, and the constraints that govern them. The aim of the work is to select a suitable intrusion detection system for a hypothetical university such as SafeUni, its data center and the computer labs. This will be done after the mediation of the basics, an abbreviated requirements analysis is presented and the selected intrusion detection system, which best meets the requirements, is presented. The final stage involves summarizing the discovered information.

Keywords: IT security, intrusion detection system, host-based, network-based, hybrid systems, signature-based, anomaly-based

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Volume 15
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Received December 22, 2023
Accepted February 21, 2024
Published April 5, 2024