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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)
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)
Thanks Martin. As usual you are a sane responder in a sometimes insane
field (infosec that is ;) I tend to agree with your analysis of
Suricata as taxpayers paying $1M for a subset of Snort. Having worked
for DHS infosec, I know much time and money are wasted with little or
nothing to show for it.

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

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 4:11 PM, Martin Roesch <roesch (at) sourcefire (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> Roesch here.  Was just doing an apples-to-apples comparison for Ellen
> (not the most technical reporter in the industry) where she said the
> other engine could do 10Gbps so I gave her a relative estimation of
> Snort performance in a world where that was possible based on the
> relative performance numbers we have.
>
> In a world where X can do 10Gbps and we know in our test environment
> we're seeing at least 5x the performance without trying real hard, we
> can do 5*X the performance.  It came out as stupid as I hoped it
> would. :)
>
> Marty
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Curt Purdy <infosysec (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
>> 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]
>>
>>

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