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Sourcefire Acquires AV Vendor Immunet

Jan 07, 2011, 12:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"'It used to be that if you had IPS, you were cool and no one could get into your servers, now it has changed and we're morphing too,' John Burris, CEO of Sourcefire said during the company's analyst conference call. 'Next gen firewall is really about application control and awareness and this (Immunet) was something that made total sense with advanced persistent threat client side attack, and how it fits into Razorback.'

"Razorback is an open source project effort led by Sourcefire that is designed to be an integrated security event framework to correlated threat and attack data. Sourcefire is also in the process of moving into the next generation firewall market as an extension of its traditional IPS business."

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