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What does HIP stand for?

HIP stands for Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Host-based Intrusion Prevention Systems (HIPS) go beyond traditional anti-virus software in protecting computers based on the systems behavior, and defend against the increasing number of zero-day threats, rootkits and other malware.
McAfee Systems will encompass the existing McAfee endpoint security products (such as anti-virus and personal firewalls), the Entercept host-based intrusion prevention systems, and its Magic Solutions helpdesk systems.
F-Secure's remotely managed multi-tier Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) and rootkit scan for workstations offer enterprises with the kind of robust data security protection they need.
This added functionality further moves Blink Professional from the Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) market segment into a completely new category known as Unified Client Security, in which multiple security functions are consolidated onto a single, centrally managed agent.