Suricata…Next gen Snort???
Anyone taken a look at Suricata? Supposedly the "next generation" snort IDS/IPS:
Just curious if anyone has researched or tried it out.
haven't tried it. Sure ticked off Marty Roesch (Snort founder) it appears, though his basic complaint looks to be legit - it's nothing more than a government-funded rewrite of Snort that doesn't perform nearly as well.
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+1 to cmb's comments. Give it a while and it may be worth looking at, but currently there's nothing it can do that Snort hasn't done for some time. Given a choice between a well tested platform, and a new one, for any security critical one I'd go with the well tested one…