Snort: network intrusion prevention and detection system

Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system (IDS/IPS) developed by Sourcefire. Sourcefire VRT is a group of network security experts who proactively discover, assess, and respond to the latest trends in hacking activities, intrusion attempts, malware and vulnerabilities. This team is supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort
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OpenVAS: Open Vulnerability Assessment System

The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution. The actual security scanner is accompanied with a daily updated feed of Network Vulnerability Tests, over 19,000 in total (as of November 2010). All OpenVAS products are Free Software. The
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