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An open-source security software product that looks at network traffic in real time and logs packets to perform detailed analysis
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What is Snort?

It is an open-source, free and lightweight network intrusion detection system (NIDS) software for Linux and Windows to detect emerging threats.
Snort is a tool in the Network Monitoring category of a tech stack.
Snort is an open source tool with 2.3K GitHub stars and 514 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Snort's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Snort?


33 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Snort.

Snort Integrations

Snort's Features

  • Intrusion Agent
  • IPSx
  • IPS
  • IPS detection and blocking

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