Castle vs Snort: What are the differences?
Developers describe Castle as "Track security events or any unstructured data from your web backend or mobile app, and Castle will look for anomalies". Castle looks for suspicious login patterns without bothering the legitimate user nor the site administrator. The fully-automated anti-hijack engine identifies potential account compromises based on where the user logs in from and how they navigate the site. On the other hand, Snort is detailed as "An open-source security software product that looks at network traffic in real time and logs packets to perform detailed analysis". It is an open-source, free and lightweight network intrusion detection system (NIDS) software for Linux and Windows to detect emerging threats.
Castle and Snort can be categorized as "Security" tools.
Some of the features offered by Castle are:
- Security Analytics
- Threat Alerts
- Login Notification Emails
On the other hand, Snort provides the following key features:
- Intrusion Agent
Snort is an open source tool with 696 GitHub stars and 218 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Snort's open source repository on GitHub.