[Snort-devel] Request for commentary: Biological Network Secu rity Protocol

Steve Halligan agent33 at ...269...
Mon Jan 28 12:47:04 EST 2002

Kinda like this?

> The security world grows closer and closer to integrating different
> components (firewalls, virus scanners, intrusion detection systems,
> etc), but there is still no open protocol.  Instead each vendor is
> building a proprietary internal protocol which only works with their
> systems.  I have a proposal for a foundation to build a security
> protocol for communicating security events, actions and the like
> not only between trusted systems but across networks both trusted
> and untrusted.  The goal would be to not only get added functionality
> as proposed in the article, but also to be able to get
> inter-operability, so you could have a snort IDS working with a cisco
> IDS, a checkpoint firewall, NT servers, sun servers and so on.  It is
> currently available on security focus at:
>     http://www.securityfocus.com/guest/10094
> -Brandon Gillespie

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