Why Snort, Nessus, OSS build secure IT fortresses

Thursday, 14 October 2004, 12:14 AM EST

There's no way that Todd Sanders would ever think of building network security and monitoring applications for businesses without using open source tools. Besides being free or inexpensive, open source tools such as Snort, Nessus and F-protect have worked better than proprietary alternatives. Sanders is chief network architect for Centrepetal Solution Strategies.

In part one of this two-part interview, he explains how Linux, Snort, and Nessus help Centrepetal keep its customers protected. In part two, he offers more nitty-gritty details about his work with open source tools.

By Jan Stafford at SearchEnterpriseLinux.com

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