Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Intrusion Detection System

A system that inspects network activity and identifies suspicious patterns that may someone is attempting to penetrate or compromise a system or network. An IDS: may be network-based or host-based; signature-base or anomaly-based, and requires human intervention in order to respond to the attack.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: F99-101

Acronym(s): IDS

Associated term(s): Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)