Cisco Sourcefire SNORT Competitors and Alternatives

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Consultant
Consultant at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 26 2018

What is most valuable?

Visibility. The ability to look East and West. To see what is passing through your circuits, where it is coming from, and how big it is. This is pretty key for us. It is the network. From a security standpoint, it is seeing pockets as well.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our company is global and has various manufacturing plants over the globe along with branches. What we have found from a productivity policing perspective is we have had some of these locations abuse their on-net circuit. They will put it on... more»

What needs improvement?

In the last year or two, we have been working with our Cisco NAS engineers to improve our security posturing. It is more our being proactive rather than reactive. While Stealthwatch and Lancope have this ability to look inside and give you... more»
Real User
IT Support Engineer at a Consumer Goods with 51-200 employees
Sep 01 2016

What is most valuable?

* Security profiles with application control & web filtering. You can filter which applications are allowed or blocked inside your network, according to the port they are using. Web filtering - which can be applied to Skype for example,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have minimized our expenses for internet security/antivirus in host-side products such as FortiClient installation, which has antimalware/web security/antivirus and protects the host from vulnerabilities while connected to the server.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see support for throughput up to 10 gbps and WAN support. Depending on your device’s design, I’d like to see throughput support up to 2 mbps for SSL, 3 mbps for IPS, and 1.5 mbps for applications. This might already be offered... more»

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