Compare Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. McAfee Virtual Network Security Platform

Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 7th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 10 reviews while McAfee Virtual Network Security Platform is ranked 40th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 7.4, while McAfee Virtual Network Security Platform is rated 0. The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire SNORT writes "Good functionality and has the possibility to have one manager for other firewalls but stability needs to improve". On the other hand, Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is most compared with Splunk User Behavior Analytics, Cisco Stealthwatch and Fortinet FortiWeb, whereas McAfee Virtual Network Security Platform is most compared with .
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Sourcefire SNORTMcAfee vNSP
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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.

Patch Known Vulnerabilities and Stop Unknown Threats:
Use multiple signature-less technologies to stop never-before-seen attacks for which no signatures exist. Use IPS signatures to patch software vulnerabilities of new and unknown servers sprawling across your private and hybrid clouds.

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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 Australia
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