RE: Changes in IDS Companies?

From: Frank Knobbe (fknobbe@knobbeits.com)
Date: 10/31/02


From: Frank Knobbe <fknobbe@knobbeits.com>
To: Dante Mercurio <dmercurio@ccgsecurity.com>
Date: 31 Oct 2002 16:20:53 -0600


On Mon, 2002-10-28 at 13:59, Dante Mercurio wrote:
> I know WatchGuard has an IDS intergration tool already. It's actually
> just a command line program that auto-blocks on the appliance given
> certain output. I've been trying to implement it with Snort in a test
> bed scenario and would be very surprised if it wasn't integrated and
> expanded on the firebox line into a true NIPS in the future.

Dante,

I just received a plugin to SnortSam that allows Snort to block on
Watchguard firewalls. It will be next week though until it's released.

> Other to quickly follow?

Netscreen plugin just got released...

Regards,
Frank