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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Said about snort as an alternative
It is a real IPDS + IDS traffic analyzer
Positive comment • almost 5 years ago • as an alternative to Suricata
false poitive by antivirus
Positive comment • 3 months ago • as an alternative to Suricata