[Snort-users] False positives and false negatives

Paul Halliday paul.halliday at ...11827...
Sat Feb 10 21:23:32 EST 2007


On 2/10/07, maged shaker <maged.shaker at ...14064...> wrote:
>
>  Dear all
>  How can  reduce the  false positives are alerts generated by an IDS ?

1) Research.

>  which the additional tool or plug-in  can do that ,

2) A skilled individual.

> so there are problems
> because they create alert noise that can hide a real attack,

Refer to 2 as they can help you with this.

> and what the
> additional tool can do that
>  How can detect the false negative "real attack "  that was missed by the
> IDS ?

Once again, refer to 2.

Good Luck.

>
>  Thanks
>  Nsm-man
>
>
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