InformationWeek: Sourcefire Has Big Plans For Open-Source Snort

“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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