Feeds

back to article Detection systems guard against network intrusion

How do the different types of intrusion prevention system (IPS) work? Inline systems sit on the network like layer-two bridges, passing traffic along as they receive it. Host-based systems sit on the server, watching the traffic that it sends and receives. Both check packets for any suspicious activity, often using the most …

COMMENTS

This topic is closed for new posts.
Linux

For a free GPL solution see the Snort inline fork - Suricata

Snort is going to be over taken by Suricata shortly - snort-inline has dies as a project.. (only the inline version is an IPS rather than IDS)

http://www.openinfosecfoundation.org/index.php/download-suricata

Suricata is 'more free' and as a result has funding by the USA navy (the creators of Tor) and the Dept of homeland security...

0
0
WTF?

Spot the obvious omission?

Errr... where's Snort in the list???

0
0
This topic is closed for new posts.