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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.