Compare Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. Vectra AI

Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 8th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 7 reviews while Vectra AI is ranked 17th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 8.2, while Vectra AI 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 Vectra AI is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Stealthwatch and ExtraHop Reveal(x).
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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.

Vectra® is the leader in network detection and response – from cloud and data center workloads to user and IoT devices. Its Cognito® platform accelerates threat detection and investigation using artificial intelligence to collect, store and enrich network metadata with the right context to detect, hunt and investigate known and unknown threats in real time. Vectra offers three applications on the Cognito platform to address high-priority use cases. Cognito Stream™ sends security-enriched metadata to data lakes and SIEMs. Cognito Recall™ is a cloud-based application to store and investigate threats in enriched metadata. And Cognito Detect™ uses AI to reveal and prioritize hidden and unknown attackers at speed.

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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 AustraliaTribune Media Group, Barry University, Aruba Networks, Good Technology, Riverbed, Santa Clara University, Securities Exchange, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association
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Comms Service Provider23%
Software R&D Company16%
Financial Services Firm11%
Retailer8%
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