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Re: Is Snort the right choice for our company?
From: Joel Esler <jesler () sourcefire com>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 10:47:51 -0400

On Apr 22, 2013, at 5:46 AM, Adam Dahrén <adam () dahren se> wrote:

I’m studying to become a Data Safety Engineer and I’m doing my internship for a company that wants me to start with
Implementing a system that stops users in the network to download torrents, because this slows down their network
On a daily basis.
I’ve read about Snort and I’m seeing this as one way to do it. They want it to be more efficient than to just block 
Ports, they want it implemented, like an in-line server, in the network. Could Snort help us on the way, or how would
That work?

Snort deployed in inline mode could help mitigate the problem yes.  However, this is a development list, I'd ask you to 
submit questions like these any follow ups to the snort-users list.

Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
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