[Snort-users] *very* many snort installations..

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at ...294...
Wed Nov 26 15:02:05 EST 2003


On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 04:46, Michael Steele wrote:
> The solution is not to install Snort on every workstation.

Strange - companies like Symantec would disagree with you. They
certainly think there's a future in host-based IDS.

Of course, the IDS is easy - it's the centralised management that's
hard... How you handle 10,000 hosts all sending 100 alerts/sec to your
central console when SLAMMER-IV hits one machine is beyond me ;-)

[to be fair, I'm confusing centralised management with centralised
logging here]


Cheers

Jason Haar
Information Security Manager, Trimble Navigation Ltd.
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