[Snort-users] Cisco Sourcefire

Ayodele Okeowo aymacro at ...11827...
Tue Jul 23 12:38:56 EDT 2013


This is suicide for Sourcefire. Sourcefire is better as an entity itself.

Ayo


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Michael Steele <michaels at ...9077...>wrote:

> I remember the days before Sourcefire, and there were many other people,
> groups, and companies contributing to the Snort project. After Sourcefire
> assimilated their team, a lot of those developers were eventually pushed
> away. Without Sourcefire can Snort development survive outside of the
> Sourcefire environment.
>
> Now the problem is (without any news from Marty), where does this leave all
> of us in the big picture. I don't think Cisco was a good fit for anyone
> outside of Sourcefire.
>
> Best regards,
> Michael...
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Giles Coochey [mailto:giles at ...9346...]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 11:28 AM
> To: snort user list
> Subject: [Snort-users] Cisco Sourcefire
>
> Woah!!!
>
>
> http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/cisco-announces-agreement-to-acquire
> -sourcefire-nasdaq-csco-1813520.htm
>
> What for the future or snort?
>
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>
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