Validate your technical skills and ability to keep a Cisco network secure by earning the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification. Join security ambassador as she prepares you for the Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. She provides an overview of intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems (IDS/IPS) and explains how they detect and mitigate common attacks. She covers detection and signature engines, triggering actions and responses, and deploying an IOS-based IPS. In addition, she goes over some practical applications of these systems, including honeypot-based intrusion detection and the EINSTEIN system from the Department of Homeland Security.