UNIX Review: Security: Snort 2.6 and Afterglow

“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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