[Snort-users] fees and such for IDS consultants
Todd.Murray at ...12036...
Fri Jul 2 13:12:08 EDT 2004
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jeffs at ...1936...
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Subject: Re: [Snort-users] fees and such for IDS consultants
And why not? Are people in this group that narrowly focused on their vision
that knowing what going rates are for a type of service is considered taboo
or blasphemy? I presume that whatever yo do in life you do it for free? I
for one am doing a survey on open source tools and how they might be
enhanced through studies on human computer interaction -- a field in which
the open source community has been lacking. I am a great proponent of open
source and recommend its use throughout my travels. I am, however also, a
realist and recognize some of its drawbacks. Getting a grip on how much
money (is that word so dirty to you?) a consultant in the open source field
of intrusion detection earns (is that another dirty word for you?) can bring
into focus some areas in which certain studies of human computer interaction
Or perhaps you're happy to have open source remain the soy bacon of the
digital landscape forever?
So, what kind of questions, then, are "wanted" in this forum? Or would you
prefer it to be a "closed society" of techno-nerds without any understanding
of how their work relates to commerce? Or is "commerce" a dirty word for
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeruvy [mailto:jeruvy at ...9344...]
> Sent: Friday, July 2, 2004 03:35 PM
> To: jeffs at ...1936...
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] fees and such for IDS consultants
> Importance: High
> This is the EXACT type of question that isn't wanted here.
> Go talk to Gartner...
> j e r u v y a t s h a w d o t c a
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jeffs at ...1936... [mailto:jeffs at ...1936...]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 10:31 AM
> > To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: [Snort-users] fees and such for IDS consultants
> > As this group appears to be populated by professionals in the
> > security intrusion business, I'd like to ask what are the
> > going rates for this type of consultancy. I understand that
> > is a very BROAD quesion, since network architecure will
> > predominantly determine cost. But if some folks could
> > perhpas offer some experience and enlighten me as to where
> > intrusion detection services fit in in the grand scheme of IT
> > consulting, I'd love to hear from you.
> > Thanks,
> > J.
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