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UNIX Review: Security: Snort 2.6 and Afterglow

Oct 21, 2006, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"It's been a long time since I've been able to work with the open source version of Snort, so for this month's article, I thought what better topic than to look at how the latest version of Snort and a graphical log tool called Afterglow work together. To begin, I'll look at the latest freeware version of Snort, as well as some tools that work with it, and then I'll take some output from Snort and put it into Afterglow.

"Snort started out as a signature, rules-based Intrusion Detection System (this was around 2000 when I first was introduced to it). Now it has grown into much more..."

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