[Snort-users] Re: [Snort-devel] IDS vs IPS
flynngn at ...2166...
Tue Sep 2 05:43:40 EDT 2003
Jeff Nathan wrote:
> IPS is a made up term. It's nonexistent. It's marketing voodoo.
> It's nondescript and just like other forms of language that have
> permeated the English language as a result of political correctness
> and the haphazard nature of people working in marketing organizations
> to pull buzzwords out of thin air, it reduces the specificity of the
> topic at hand.
Just to make sure we're playing on a level field, the same can be said
about the term "firewall". :)
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