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[VIDEO] SourceFIRE Founder: You Want a Network Control Point

Martin Roesch helped to invent the modern IPS as the creator of the open source SNORT IPS, and is the founder of Martin Roesch SourceFIRESourceFIRE. Roesch is an engineer and doesn't care much for marketing terms. In a video interview with Enterprise Networking Planet, Roesch details his views on the current state of network security and why IT security pros really need to look beyond the network access point for real security.

"You really need to have as much awareness as you can muster," Roesch said. "What we say internally is if I can identify something, I should be able to control it."

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What is the Network Control Point for Security?

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.