"Snort is intrusion detection system (IDS) software that is
gaining its share of fans among the open source crowd. As with all
open source projects of note, Snort also has an active community
that continually extend this 'little piggy's' capabilities as well
as helping admins make the most of its features.
"This week we spotlight a series of tutorials that introduce
security-minded admins to the many benefits of Snort. Of course,
protecting IP networks requires more than a simple software
install. A certain amount of tuning or tweaking is always required
to get the most of any security app.
"Prepare to learn how a little open source can go a long way
towards a secure network..."
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