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RE: Seeking IDS Recommendations
From: "Vic N" <vic778 () hotmail com>
Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2006 23:17:43 -0700

I *highly* recommend the Mazu Profiler:

http://www.mazunetworks.com/products/mazu-profiler.php

After an extended evaluation of IDS/IPS products, this product was the hands-down top performer for my company. It is fantastic for both security and compliance issues, proven itself to be effective in zero day events and leverages existing Cisco equipment (via netflow) nicely.

Since it isn't tied to traditional signature-based IDS, I've been able to leverage the system to perform other duties like tracking down p2p traffic and misconfigured equipment.

Call them for the demo, if nothing else, they'll set a high bar for you.

Goodluck!

Vic



Hi All,

Can you folks recommend a WAN-wide IDS solution? We are mostly a Cisco
shop, so I was considering the MARS system, since I can avoid
installing more IDS sensors by plugging into the Cisco firewalls.

I still need other options. I'm seeking a quote from Sourcefire, but
that will require a sensor per shop - and we have 7 shops and growing.

Here is what I'm looking for:

IDS capability in each shop - sniffing at each gateway.
Thin clients on each laptop and workstation.
Thin client on each server.

Thanks for your help folks,


Michael Casale
A+, Novell, Cisco CCNA Certified
Network Administrator
Applied Technology and Management
2770 NW 43rd St. Ste. B
Gainesville, FL 32606-7419
(352) 375-8700 x 346 (office)
(352) 359-1797 (cell)


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