Reviewed by Michael Black on 19 Dec 2013

"network intrusion prevention and detection"

Preventing intruders from breaking into your network is an extremely vital operation, which is why you should use Snort to make sure nobody breaks in. This program is completely free to use and open source, which means developers across the world are constantly working to help make this program even better. Essentially, it specializes in IDS/IPS, which is Intrusion Prevention and Detection systems. Snort uses a combination of protocol, signature, and anomaly-based inspection for maximum efficiency. Snort is also acclaimed as being the most widely deployed IDS/IPS technology in the world. Don't hesitate any longer, join the 400,000+ users who are already using Snort - download it today.

Key Features of Snort:

  • Specializes in IDS/IPS (Network Intrusion Prevention and Detection Systems)
  • Uses protocol, signature, and anomaly-based inspection
  • Free to use, easy to set-up, and very lightweight
  • Open-source, with a community of over 400,000+ working to improve the program
  • Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8
  • Size

    2.64 MB
  • License

  • OS

  • Updated

    15 Jun 2013
  • Downloads

    767 (1 last week)

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