Solving the IDS vs. SSL conundrum

Summary:One catch-22 that network security architects are constantly faced with is how to deploy Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) when the traffic they're supposed to act on is encrypted with SSL.

One catch-22 that network security architects are constantly faced with is how to deploy Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) when the traffic they're supposed to act on is encrypted with SSL.

Topics: Networking

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George Ou, a former ZDNet blogger, is an IT consultant specializing in Servers, Microsoft, Cisco, Switches, Routers, Firewalls, IDS, VPN, Wireless LAN, Security, and IT infrastructure and architecture.

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