Compare Cisco Sourcefire SNORT vs. WatchGuard Intrusion Prevention Service

Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 8th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 1 review while WatchGuard Intrusion Prevention Service which is ranked 36th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 9.0, while WatchGuard Intrusion Prevention Service 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 WatchGuard Intrusion Prevention Service is most compared with .
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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.

Online attacks and malware continue to evolve, using sophisticated methods to exploit victims. WatchGuard Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) provides a preemptive approach to network security that adds an essential layer of threat detection and prevention. IPS protects your network from a wide range of malicious activities, including SQL injections, cross-site scripting, and buffer overflows.

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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 AustraliaChester School District
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