Wazuh vs Snort: What are the differences?
Developers describe Wazuh as "Open Source Host and Endpoint Security". It provides new detection and compliance capabilities, extending OSSEC core functionality. 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.
Wazuh and Snort can be categorized as "Security" tools.
Some of the features offered by Wazuh are:
- Security Analytics
- Intrusion Detection
- Log Data Analysis
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.
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