Network Intrusion Detection (IDS) News
February 23, 2015
Use of Cisco's OpenAppID application-layer traffic-detection tool is still modest compared to Snort, but the networking giant says it can help enterprises improve traffic visibility on internal applications.
March 10, 2014
New Cisco CTO Martin Roesch says the Cisco product roadmap for network security will include a robust NGFW using Sourcefire technology.
February 25, 2014
The networking giant unveils a new strategy highlighting Sourcefire technology, including new open source application firewall features for Snort.
February 08, 2012
Sourcefire CTO Marty Roesch introduced cloud-based analysis for threat intelligence gathering. Network security monitoring platforms like RSA NetWitness may be headed in a similar direction.
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