July 5, 2010

Suricata Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine 1.0.0 released

Suricata is a multi-threaded intrusion detection/prevention engine. This engine claims it is not intended to just replace or emulate the existing tools in the industry, but will bring new ideas and technologies to the field. The Suricata Engine is funded by the Department of Homeland Security’s Directorate for Science and Technology HOST program (Homeland Open Security Technology), by the the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).

Suricata looks very promising, and after some testing I’ll post my review. Suricata can be downloaded at: http://www.openinfosecfoundation.org/index.php/download-suricata