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Suricata is described as 'high performance Network IDS, IPS and Network Security Monitoring engine. Open Source and owned by a community run non-profit foundation, the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF). Suricata is developed by the OISF and its supporting vendors' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are six alternatives to Suricata for Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is snort, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Suricata are Arkime, Maltrail, Redborder and LOKI Free IOC Scanner.

Suricata alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Anti-Malware Apps or Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Suricata.
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    snort

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    It is a real IPDS + IDS traffic analyzer

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    Arkime

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Moloch augments your current security infrastructure to store and index network traffic in standard PCAP format, providing fast, indexed access. An intuitive and simple web interface is provided for PCAP browsing, searching, and exporting.

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    Maltrail

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Maltrail is a malicious traffic detection system, utilizing publicly available (black)lists containing malicious and/or generally suspicious trails, along with static trails compiled from various AV reports and custom user defined lists, where trail can be anything from domain...

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    Redborder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    redborder is an Open Source, Big Data cybersecurity and traffic analysis platform accompanied by a set of active probes managed in an integrated manner. Can be deployed on-premise or used as a cloud service. Managing SNORT events.

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    LOKI Free IOC Scanner

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Loki looks to be somewhat like Detekt, a free downloadable aimed at detecting evidence of state hacking, but more aimed at the corporate crowd, rather than activists.

    ⚫︎ PortableLOKI Free IOC Scanner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Zeek

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Zeek is a powerful network analysis framework that is much different from the typical IDS you may know.

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