Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Fortinet FortiWeb

As of February 2019, Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 12th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software vs Fortinet FortiWeb which is ranked 5th in Web Application Security with 8 reviews. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWeb writes "L-7 protection safeguards legacy servers/applications without changing application code". Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is most compared with Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise, Fortinet FortiWeb and Darktrace. Fortinet FortiWeb is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, FortiADC and Blue Coat Protecting Web Applications.
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​The pricing is reasonable.​It really pays off to buy licences for multiple years​.Keep a loose margin between your actual bandwidth and the product sizing when using hardware appliances. Only virtual machines are upgradable to larger sizes.Cheaper than others.FortiWeb can be purchased in VM mode for a lower price and the same features.

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Sourcefire SNORT
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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.

FortiWeb is a web application firewall (WAF) that protects hosted web applications from attacks that target known and unknown exploits. Using multi-layered and correlated detection methods, FortiWeb defends applications from known vulnerabilities and from zero-day threats.

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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 AustraliaLush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG

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