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ZDNet UK: Snort Fails to Win Approval

May 24, 2004, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The creator of Snort, the open-source network-based Intrusion Detection System (IDS), says the software is up for an overhaul.

"IDS has failed to impress the market, Martin Roesch told delegates at the AusCERT computer security conference in Queensland. The inability of many to 'tune' an IDS--minimising the number of false alarms triggered by the monitoring devices--has been a major draw-back for the widespread acceptance of the technology, he said..."

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