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IPS

Abbrev. for interplanetary scintillation. See scattering.

IPS

1. Abbr. for “iron-pipe size”; a nominal dimension, inside diameter.
2. Abbr. for “International Pipe Standard.”
3. Abbr. for “inside pipe size.”

IPS

A threaded language.

["IPS, An Unorthodox High Level Language", K. Meinzer, BYTE pp. 146-159 (Jan 1979)].

IPS

(1) See indoor positioning system.

(2) (Inches Per Second) The measurement of the speed of tape passing by a read/write head or paper passing through a pen plotter.

(3) (Intrusion Prevention System) Software that prevents an attack on a network or computer system. It is a significant step beyond an intrusion detection system (IDS). Whereas an IDS passively monitors traffic by sniffing packets at a switch port, an IPS resides inline like a firewall, intercepting and forwarding packets. It is thus capable of blocking the attack in real time. See IDS.

(4) (In-Plane Switching) An LCD technology that provides better color reproduction and greater viewing angles than twisted nematic (TN) screens. See IPS panel.

(5) See also ISP.
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Many other enterprises participate using the IPS reflector.
Top Layer Networks' family of network intrusion prevention solutions, the IPS 5500 series, has received top accolades from the world's most prestigious labs and influential publications.
In this highly simplified example, one can readily see the basic function of an IPS device.
Providing integrated access and attack control policies is only possible with an IPS - an IPS with proven in-line performance including multi-gigabit throughput and switch-like latency, and operating with thousands of active vulnerability filters at high accuracy.
When a user logs into the network the identity manager informs the Reflex IPS system to open the doors and allow traffic to flow from the IP address assigned to the authenticated user.
In order to secure high-capacity enterprise networks, 'Next Generation' security systems must be based on a solid IPS foundation, not on a firewall platform.
Brian Smith, chief architect, will speak on a panel in the enterprise defense track titled "ICSA Labs IPS Testing.
After launching the first IPS in 2002, TippingPoint now has over 30 awards for its IPS.
IPS currently has 18 full-time employees and expects to increase staff as it ramps to volume production.
Personal IPS is a host-based Intrusion Prevention System providing secure data communications services to both consumer and corporate customers in Japan.
His skills in developing new processes and technology management are a great asset and we are very pleased that Saul has joined IPS.