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From: "Dunker, Noah" <NDunker () FISHNETSECURITY COM>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 12:37:19 -0500

One good thing to do would be to check out some of the pen-test archives,
as there was a rather lengthy thread about the IDS arena.  Check here
(sorry for the long-winded URL):

Personally, I dont' keep much Intrusion detection stuff in my "toolbox",
but at home, I stick with things like snort, and PortSentry.  In real
life, There are tons of different commercial packages being used, and
only a handful of the commercial packages are worth looking at. All
of them are, IMHO, overpriced.

"Scheduled usage" confuses me a little.  for the most part, IDS's run
around the clock, and notify admins when certain things happen.

--Noah Dunker
Network Security Engineer
FishNet Security

* This document may contain views and opinions that are my own, and
  not that of my employer.

-----Original Message-----
From: Alt, Brandon [mailto:cheshire () DOTNOW COM]
Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 1:18 AM
Subject: IDS

As far as IDS I know the basics. What I'd like to know is about the specific
tools. What is out there for each platform? Is there anything that will
multi-platform? What does everyone have in their toolkits? What type of
do you perform(schedules, responses, etc)?
Thanks in advance.
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