HIPS

Short for host-based intrusion prevention system, HIPS is an IPS or intrusion prevention systemdesigned for security over host-based systems where intrusions and infections are dealt with at the individual workstation level to provide a more effective level of security.

See also IPS, intrusion prevention systems.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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