Snort is a favorite Open Source application in use in many IT departments because it offers an inexpensive and effective way to provide intrusion detection capability on a network segment. Now, with this sample hack from the O’Reilly book Network Security Hacks, you can learn how to make Snort even more effective by writing custom rules that are tailored to your network.
Title: Network Security Hacks
Published: April 2004
Author: Andrew Lockhart
Chapter: Hack 86: Write Your Own Snort Rules
File Size: 252 KB
Published by O’Reilly
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Rating: **** 1/2*
File Size: 182 KB
OS: All client platforms
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