Suricata: The Snort Replacer (Part 1: Intro & Install)

If you haven’t heard yet, Source Fire is being bought by Cisco for ~$2.7b. While I love Source Fire and their product line, Cisco leaves a sour taste in my mouth. With that said, I decided to write a series of articles talking about Suricata. That wonderful program that will no doubt gain a lot of traction in the IDS/IPS community since the eventual end of Source Fire is coming along.