Compare Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. ProtectWise

Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 8th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 7 reviews while ProtectWise is ranked 22nd in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 8.2, while ProtectWise 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 Cisco Stealthwatch, Fortinet FortiWeb and Splunk User Behavior Analytics, whereas ProtectWise is most compared with Darktrace, Tempered Networks and Cisco Stealthwatch.
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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.

ProtectWise shifts network security to the cloud to provide complete visibility and detection of enterprise threats and accelerated incident response. By harnessing the power of the cloud, the ProtectWise Grid has the ability to create an unlimited retention window with full-fidelity forensics, automated retrospection and advanced visualization — all with the ease and cost-savings of an on-demand deployment model. Security professionals can see threats in real-time and continuously go back in time to discover previously unknown threats automatically.

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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 AustraliaVmware
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