NIDS Evasion Techniques and Tactics

by Kevin Timm
Sept. 24, 2017 1 comment Symantec Pen Testing & Audits NIDS

Blackhats, security researchers and network intrusion detection system (NIDS) developers have continually played a game of point-counterpoint when it comes to NIDS technology. The BlackHat community continually develops methods to evade or bypass NIDS sensors while NIDS vendors continually counter act these methods with patches and new releases. Due to the inherent complexities involved in capturing, analyzing and understanding network traffic there are several common techniques that can be used to exploit inherent weaknesses in NIDSs.

2flash 7 months ago

Great approach on the evasion techniques and tactics! NIDS technology is very popular still and this will only help its users.