Compare Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Fortinet FortiManager

Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 10th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 5 reviews while Fortinet FortiManager is ranked 14th in Network Management Applications. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 8.4, while Fortinet FortiManager is rated 0. The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire SNORT writes "Enables us to prevent and detect intrusion in our network and actually decrease our SLA". On the other hand, Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is most compared with Cisco Stealthwatch, Fortinet FortiWeb and Darktrace, whereas Fortinet FortiManager is most compared with FortiCloud, Cisco Stealthwatch and Cisco DNA Center.
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Overview

Snort is an open-source, rule-based, intrusion detection and prevention system. It combines the benefits of signature-, protocol-, and anomaly-based inspection methods to deliver flexible protection from malware attacks. Snort gained notoriety for being able to accurately detect threats at high speeds.

Networks are constantly evolving due to threats, organizational growth, or new regulatory/business requirements. Traditional management products focus on mitigating company-wide threats through firewall policies, firmware updates, and keeping content security current. FortiManager offers the features to contain threats as well as providing flexibility to evolve along with your ever-changing network.

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CareCore, City of Biel, Dimension Data, LightEdge, Lone Star College System, National Rugby League, Port Aventura, Smart City Networks, Telecom Italia, The Department of Education in Western AustraliaBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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