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<p class="MsoNormal">Looking at the EOL table it appears that SNORT versions go end of life after 6 months. 2.9.6 was valid from 1/2014 until 7/2014 and 2.9.61 was valid from 4/2014 until 10/2014.  Should I assume that 2.9.6.2 will go EOL in February of 2015?<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">What is the procedure for updating SNORT?  Is it required to update it twice a year? 
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:16.5pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">Snort 2.9.5.6<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:16.5pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">Snort 2.9.6.0<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:16.5pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">Snort 2.9.6.2<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:16.5pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">TBD**<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:#4F81BD">Hanson M. Webster</span></b><span style="color:gray"> | Network and Security Analyst | Salem Five Bank | 210 Essex Street, Salem MA 01970 | Tel: 978.720. 5230 | Fax: 978.498.0230 |
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