[Snort-users] Question about Artificial Neural Networks, Preprocessors and Snort

Russ rucombs at ...589...
Tue Apr 11 12:58:19 EDT 2017

First recommendation is to use Snort++.  You will have an easier time 
getting something running and it will be easier to tweak if necessary to 
support your needs.  This is a wide open question, so it would help to 
know what kind of data you want to feed your ANN (raw packets or PDUs, 

On 4/10/17 12:53 PM, Luan Utimura wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> For a college final project, I'm thinking about creating a system where I can use ANN to classify what type of attacks my network could be suffering based on it's packets informations. At the moment, considering I'm a complete newbie w/ Snort, the methodology would consist of developing a Snort Preprocessor, with a ANN implemented in it.
> Is it the best way to approach this problem? Or is it even possible to do the way I just described to you guys?
> Feel free to leave your suggestions.
> Thanks in advance,
> Nthg.
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