[Snort-sigs] Snort vs Proofpoint Emerging Threats

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...3865...
Wed Oct 5 18:10:44 EDT 2016

I am sure there are plenty of people who would object to both sides of that argument.

Some of the rules overlap, most don’t.

You have to adjust the rulesets you are using by what your network is susceptible to.


> On Oct 5, 2016, at 5:50 PM, wkitty42 at ...3507... wrote:
> On 10/05/2016 10:36 AM, Shawn Maggard wrote:
>> We are building our pfSense box, and are trying to decide on which set of Snort
>> rules to purchase: Snort's Sourcefire VRT, Emerging Threats (from proofpoint),
>> or both.
> ET's rules are front line stuff for catching new critters...
> Talos' rules are more for maintenance and protection...
> FWIW: Sourcefile VRT is now known as Talos...
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