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Award-Winning Snort Creator Roesch Shares Secrets of His Success

Nov 24, 2007, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"Martin Roesch is one of the most successful entrepreneurs ever to build a company based on open source software. Roesch is the author of Snort, which he claims is the 'most-widely deployed' intrusion detection software in the world, and the founder of Sourcefire, a network security services provider that uses Snort as the centerpiece of its operations. Last week, the Tech Council of Maryland named Roesch its Commercial IT Executive of the Year.

"Roesch says he knew he had created a winning solution when he first released Snort, and wondered how he could translate success in the open source community into commercial business success..."

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