We performed a comparison between Cisco Sourcefire SNORT and IBM Security Network IPS based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"It is quite an intelligent product."
"Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is easy to configure and the reporting is great. It's also very user-friendly."
"The initial setup is simple."
"The implementation could be a bit easier."
"I did not experience any pain points that required improvement. Maybe a couple of false-positives, but that's about it."
"I'd like to see more integration with other tools and technologies."
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.
Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is ranked 15th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 2 reviews while IBM Security Network IPS is ranked 20th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 1 review. Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is rated 7.6, while IBM Security Network IPS is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire SNORT writes "Intelligent with good threat detection capabilities but could be easier to implement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Security Network IPS writes "User-friendly and has a good blocking feature but is quite expensive". Cisco Sourcefire SNORT is most compared with Check Point IPS, Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention, Fortinet FortiGate IPS, Cisco NGIPS and Darktrace, whereas IBM Security Network IPS is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Secure Network Analytics, Trend Micro Deep Discovery, Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention and Cisco Umbrella.
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