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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Stopping Intruders with Snort & Friends

May 26, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

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"What capabilities does Snort have that might surprise or be underused by IT managers?

"Angela Orebaugh: Snort has some powerful functionality built into the pre-processors. These include the ability to maintain state, fragmented packet reassembly, stream reassembly, HTTP normalization, application decoders, portscan detectors and performance monitoring..."

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