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Snort review by Gautam S.
Gautam S.
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"Good Network Intrusion Detection System"

What do you like best?

Snort is a open source network intrusion system. Snort when installed on the system, it captures the network packets the system receives and either saves it to a log file, displays it on the console. It also has a mode where it just applies the rules which are defined for analyzing the packets it receives and identify any malicious content which is harmful for the system and then alert the user. The performance of snort is depends on the configuration and might also give false positives.

What do you dislike?

Snort can be installed as a network intrusion detection system on even desktop but it requires a lot of configuration to be done before it could be effectively used. The configuration needs to be done in a snort.conf file, which contains lot of properties to be defined. So it requires a lot of domain knowledge about networks for using it. It does not come with any user interface and requires lot of commands to be run and used. It also might give false positives to applications which might have legitimate network traffic and make user suspicious. Thats depends a lot of the configuration done in the configuration file. But the snort website provides lot of documentation and example configuration files.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Would recommend to one who has good knowledge about networks and could configure snort by doing changes in the configuration files and who has knowledge about executing commands from the command prompt to use the product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have used Snort on my personal linux desktop and did not find it too useful. But it could be used on large systems assuming you have knowledge and resources for understanding the product.

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Snort review by Kannan P.
Kannan P.
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"One of the best detection software"

What do you like best?

Me and my team is using it for more than 1 year, the product suits the purpose as its java based and available on Linux and windows platforms it is good in detecting intrusion and error while compiling errors ,its a good choose for all developers to consider. And all our partner companies are using the same for their requirement purposes as per my knowledge and from everywhere its output are perfect and error rate are less than 0.015% as the percentage is very less ,ewe can surely neglect it and goes for the software

What do you dislike?

we cant find demerits so far, s its serve the correct point were its agreeing to do, I am fully satisfy with the software usage and my developers are using the same for bugs and errors so far.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Every one should consider , as its make your problems with compiling and pushing and developing section much easier and save a lots of time. Happy with a good result

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

easy finder of errors and intrusion, as its available for both windows and linux ,it is capable ,because we use both for development and need a same software for serving all purposes we choose snort , no need to finds any other software for each , it will become more burden

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Snort review by Nidhin C.
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"One of the best detection software i have ever used"

What do you like best?

it is one of the best software which have used for the last year,its really helps me in staying away from threats in every section of developing,and the updates with latest documents is very helpful for a good option,where threats are a big factor, i am really impressed with software,its really awesome, i already recommended it to some of my partner companies,now their are using this for finding threats,as per their back response they are really happy with my recommendation

What do you dislike?

As per my usage option this option need to be OS fingerprinting attempts are some times, As this written in c ,its is some what limited to some of basic requirement of old type software back end problems,when i try to do it with python its shows error,everything need to be collected ,and customer support need to be implemented more, overall i am very happy with the software for the last 2 to 3 years ,as its core target issue is perfect to any one of the choice to do it for more or no option,good luck team for all type of future updates and regulations

Recommendations to others considering the product

Every one should really get in touch with this type of software ,it should be better choise

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

we use this tool for penetrating test for our internal services, while using this software many loop hole has be easily and rectified,snort is good if you have less amount of data and good band width,identify network packages and identify fault ones very easily

Snort review by Katy J.
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"A good toll for identifying malicious content"

What do you like best?

It is an open source system that picks the packets, receives them and save it. The packets are then analyzed that picks the right and infected content. Then it alerts the user and asks to rectify them.

What do you dislike?

It requires a lot of settings and configuration before it starts to work properly. Thus time taking.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Computer net-workers can find it a very useful tool. They can make alterations in it which can save time and make it user friendly as well. A must try for all.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I think it is not a very useful software but a good one for large networks and systems. It is knowledgable which can be applied on large systems only.

Snort review by Maynard H.
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"No burden of other softwares"

What do you like best?

All our accomplice organizations are utilizing the equivalent for their prerequisite purposes according as far as anyone is concerned and from wherever its yield are immaculate and blunder rate are under 0.015% as the rate is exceptionally less ,ewe can doubtlessly disregard it and goes for the product

What do you dislike?

According to my use choice this choice should be OS fingerprinting endeavors are a few times, As this written in c ,its is somewhat restricted to some of fundamental necessity of old sort programming back end issues

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Snort is finished bundle so we don't need a second programming that way it diminishes our weight

Snort review by Eddy E.
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"Open source tool"

What do you like best?

Snort is essentially one of those incredible apparatuses that nobody at any point knew about. It's ideal for watching what's happening inside the space or system.

What do you dislike?

Can be a bit a problem to set up in case you're a learner yet the uplifting news is there's boatloads of information out there to help. What surprised me is the things it gets.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Snort has been and dependably will be an open source instrument I will utilize regardless of where I end up.

Snort review by Prince A.
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"One of the best detection software"

What do you like best?

Me and my group is utilizing it for over 1 year, the item suits the reason as its java put together and accessible with respect to Linux and windows stages

What do you dislike?

we cannot discover negative marks up until now, as it serve the right point were its consenting to do, im exceptionally content with the item. keep it up.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Each one ought to consider , as its make your issues with incorporating and pushing and creating area a lot less demanding

Snort review by Mohamed A.
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"Snort is free to download and use"

What do you like best?

It is one of those works of art that you ought to dependably have in your tool kit. I have utilized Snort as an IDS, IPS, and a system sniffer in little and substantial conditions, never fizzling me.

What do you dislike?

One of Snorts greatest issues as I would like to think is that it was not multi strung, however this is fixed in adaptation 3 that is still in Alpha testing.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Snort is allowed to download and utilize.

Snort review by nancy p.
nancy p.
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"One of the best detection software i have ever used"

What do you like best?

It is a standout amongst the best programming which have utilized for the last year,its truly causes me in avoiding dangers in each area of creating

What do you dislike?

When I attempt to do it with python its shows error,everything should be gathered ,and client bolster should be executed increasingly, by and large I am exceptionally content with the product

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Each one should connect with this sort of programming ,it ought to be better decision

Snort review by justin a.
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"Handy tool"

What do you like best?

Snort is amazing. It's an extraordinary item for somebody getting into infosec or system security to download and figure out how to use as a handy application in their own home.

What do you dislike?

I didn't locate a solitary terrible thing about it I truly love utilizing it. keep it up. would love to see more highlights in it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is a convenient instrument for corporate and individual use.

Snort review by audie d.
audie d.
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"Error detector"

What do you like best?

it is great in distinguishing interruption and blunder while accumulating mistakes ,its a decent decide for all designers to consider

What do you dislike?

I am completely fulfill with the product use and my designers are utilizing the equivalent for bugs and mistakes up until now.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

simple discoverer of blunders and interruption

Snort review by Lisa R.
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"Good detection software."

What do you like best?

Helps be stay away from unwanted threats in developing my websites.

What do you dislike?

It does not support modern programming languages very well.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Good to use for internal services testing.

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