Scenario: Due to recent intrusion, hacks, and network compromises of other organizations in the news, your supervisor wants to know how to detect an intrusion into or an attack on the ecommerce network of your organization. Your supervisor also wants to know what hardware or software should be procured for intrusion detection. The information that you gather and provide will become part of the justification material for a business case to enhance security and update your organization’s network.
Write a 700-word minimum business report in Microsoft® Word describing the hardware and/or software you believe should be considered for implementation. Include your reasoning for why the described hardware and/or software should be procured and implemented. Address the following questions raised by your boss:
- Describe an ecommerce network and its application
- Does a properly installed and maintained firewall provide adequate defense against intrusion?
- Define IDPS; do we need one in an ecommerce network?
- Do we need a group of network personnel to monitor the ecommerce network for intrusions 24/7?
- Will any of this hardware or software facilitate a real-time response to an intrusion?
Cite and list at least two outside references for this assignment.
Format your document consistent with APA guidelines. Include title page, conclusion, and cite any references within the text, and include a cited reference list.