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ITObserver: Block Network Attacks with SnortSAM

Sep 22, 2006, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"SnortSAM is an open source agent that allows Snort intrusion detection system to block attacking connections by reconfiguration of access control lists on firewalls--stopping an attack in progress. SnortSAM can order changes on firewalls such as CheckPoint, Cisco PIX firewalls, Cisco routers, UNIX-based firewalls and more.

"SnortSAM consists of two components: a patch for the Snort IDS itself and the SnortSAM application, which can be run on a dedicated SnortSAM server or on the Snort sensor..."

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