For more information on the general IDPS specifications and requirements, please refer to The Networx contracts require a basic level of security management for its contractors that ensures compliance with Federal Government generally accepted security principles and practices, or better.
The following diagram illustrates a layered architecture for NBIP-VPNS with its basic building blocks.
Illustrative hardware such as edge routers and Agency servers are not provided as part of the IDPS. IDPS is an intrusion recognition and mitigation service that protects Agency networks against cyber attacks.
The service detects signs of intrusion that may jeopardize the confidentiality, integrity, availability, and control of Agency networks.
IDPS analyzes packet activity for indications of network attack, misuse, and anomalies.
The service then generates alerts and records suspicious events. The service also supports connectivity to extranets and public networks such as the Internet.