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Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 15 2010 07:16AM
Dave Venman (dvenman sourcefire com) (1 replies)
Re: Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 21 2010 06:21PM
Curt Purdy (infosysec gmail com) (2 replies)
FYI, Roesch is claiming not 10Gbs but 10GBs! and apparently that's not
the Sourcefire appliance but Snort, at least according to this
article:
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/072010-is-snort-dead.html?page=2

Curt Purdy CISSP, GSNA, GSEC, MCSE+I, CCNA
infosysec (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]
purdy (at) tecman (dot) com [email concealed]

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 3:16 AM, Dave Venman <dvenman (at) sourcefire (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> <disclaimer>  I work for Sourcefire </disclaimer> but I'll try to keep
> this vendor-neutral
>
> There are lots of boxes now which can, or claim they can, perform
> 10Gbps or more inspection.
>
> Some of that is marketing fluff, some of it is the real McCoy.
>
> If you have a need for 10Gbps inspection or higher then you really
> need to do your homework because the boxes you pay for go for lots of
> money.  If you spend all that money on a solution which doesn't do IPS
> properly or only do IPS properly well below the expected / rated /
> claimed throughput - and I accept there are various approaches which
> do work, and there are those which don't - then you're stuck with it
> for the foreseeable future.
>
> You need to do your homework seriously - check reviews, NSS reports,
> anything you can lay your hands on.  Then, get your hands on a unit to
> evaluate them.  And when you test these devices, make sure you put
> them in a production environment (passively - I'm not that stupid) to
> get them to inspect YOUR traffic.  Don't rely on sending a PCAP to
> someone and getting results, because you don't know how they've tested
> your traffic, or if indeed they have tested it at all, just run basic
> traffic distribution analysis on it and chucked the resulting figures
> into a program to see the theoretical throughput.
>
> And don't just test for raw IPS throughput - although it's important -
> make sure the stuff you throw at it is caught - make sure it's proper
> attempts to exploit vulnerabilities not just Nessus / NMAP scans, make
> sure your testing rig replays traffic properly and doesn't provide an
> approximation of TCP traffic, and lots of other things which need to
> be done properly to test the solution effectively.
>
> Raw throughput is only one element.  If you don't get proper
> inspection, then the things are essentially expensive doorstops.
>
> On 14 July 2010 16:50, pacific.croc <pacific.croc (at) live (dot) in [email concealed]> wrote:
>
>>
>>  Juniper also has the newly launched SRX series of appliances which if I am
>> not wrong can deliver up to 30 Gbps
>>
>>
>> On 7/14/2010 5:02 AM, Jeffrey Chen wrote:
>>
>>> I think they've been here for a while now:
>>>
>>> Palo Alto Networks PA-4000 IPS/Firewall - 10GB
>>> Top Layer IPS 5500-1000 - 4GB individually, up to 32GB in clustering
>>> mode.
>>> Juniper IDP-8200 - 10GB
>>>
>>> Just off top of my head.  I think there are few others out there as
>>> well.
>>>
>
>
>
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> Dave Venman
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[ reply ]
Re: Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 22 2010 04:11PM
Seclist (secfoc tigerteam net)
Re: Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 21 2010 08:11PM
Martin Roesch (roesch sourcefire com) (2 replies)
Re: Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 22 2010 12:54AM
Chris Brenton (cbrenton chrisbrenton org) (2 replies)
Re: Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 22 2010 08:49PM
Stefano Zanero (zanero elet polimi it)
Re: Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 22 2010 05:05PM
dreamwvr (dreamwvr dreamwvr com)
Re: Whatever happened to 10gb IPS? Jul 21 2010 08:25PM
Curt Purdy (infosysec gmail com)


 

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