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M Sathish, Kumar, R Vasanthi
Intrusion Detection is the process of monitoring the events occurring in a computer system or network and analyzing them for signs of possible incidents, which are violations or imminent threats of violation of computer security policies, acceptable use policies, or standard security practices. An Intrusion Detection System (IDS) is software that automates the intrusion detection process. An Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) is software that has all the capabilities of an intrusion detection
more » ... rusion detection system and can also attempt to stop possible incidents. Here we propose a distributed intrusion detection system (DIDS). It allows administrators to gather all information about anomalous traffic assists in network crime investigation and also helps in preventing port scanning attacks in a network .This system also carries out intrusion detection and monitors malicious activities by using honey pot network. Hence rules development work, carried out for such DIDS has been quite sensitive and vital task.