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What is Snort?

Snort® is an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system (IDS/IPS) developed by Sourcefire. Combining the benefits of signature, protocol, and anomaly-based inspection, Snort is the most widely deployed IDS/IPS technology worldwide. With millions of downloads and nearly 400,000 registered users, Snort has become the de facto standard for IPS.

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The VRT Blog

  • VRT Job Postings added

    We're hiring, and looking for exceptional candidates to join our expanding team here at the ...

    Posted by Joel Esler on Apr 21, 2014

  • Heartbleed for OpenVPN

    Core to the VRT's mission is challenging the general intrusion detection industry's view of ...

    Posted by Brandon Stultz on Apr 18, 2014

  • Performing the Heartbleed Attack After the TLS Handshake

    Over the past several days, many IPS rules for detecting the Heartbleed attack have been su ...

    Posted by Patrick Mullen on Apr 10, 2014

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