[Snort-users] Snort distributions

Eoin Miller eoin.miller at ...14586...
Wed Apr 17 13:20:20 EDT 2013

On 3/6/2013 15:05, Joel Esler wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2013, at 9:33 AM, Jon M <megajune at ...11827...
> <mailto:megajune at ...11827...>> wrote:
>> acceptable packet loss of less
>> than 5% on average.
> Hate to say this, cause it seems like I'm being an ass… but..  there is
> no just thing as "acceptable packet loss"

It can be acceptable. Sniffers running for research purposes or if the
cost is too great to achieve redundant monitoring of 40G networks. It
isn't even like if you have 100% monitoring that the existing signature
sets find all the evil going on anyways. :)

-- Eoin

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