[Snort-users] rules downloads and

Jason security at ...5028...
Tue Sep 19 11:39:39 EDT 2006

Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On Tuesday, September 19, 2006 06:29:55 -0700 SN ORT
> <snort_on_acid at ...131...> wrote:
>> I tell ya personally I wouldn't be relying on anything
>> too heavily when it involves FREE software/services. I
>> would always expect the worse to happen and be
>> prepared for it. Snort can drop the product at the
>> drop of a hat and wouldn't be any worse off for it. I
>> bet they've been planning for years as to how they're
>> going to do just that. So far, it looks like a very
>> slow and gradual move from free software to paid.
>> I leave the real protections of our networks to
>> devices and services we pay for.
> I thought of all sorts of nasty retorts, but I'll refrain from insulting
> you and simply say, you couldn't possibly be more wrong.  And I say this
> as someone who knows Marty Roesch as well as his philosophy personally
> and uses both the free snort product *and* the commercial RNA product.

I think his thoughts are pretty well expressed in this post.


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