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InformationWeek: Sourcefire Has Big Plans For Open-Source Snort

Apr 26, 2006, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])

"The U.S. government may have stopped Sourcefire Inc.'s plans to merge with Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., but Sourcefire still has big plans for the expansion of its open-source Snort-based network security technology.

"Many companies incorporate Snort intrusion detection and prevention capabilities into their network-security products. Sourcefire founder and chief technology officer Martin Roesch owns Snort's General Public License, which means he drives the technology's development roadmap..."

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