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Comment Intrusion Detection Systems (Score 2, Informative) 156

I don't see why anybody with a network connection isn't running some sort of intrusion detection/prevention system whether it be hosted based or network based....this should especially include the government's systems as well. Snort is now included in quite a few of the specialized security distros. In fact I know of at least two distros that are specifically designed for IDS/IPS only and can be up and monitoring traffic in less than 30 minutes.

EasyIDS: http://sourceforge.net/projects/easyids/
Strataguard from Stillsecure: http://www.stillsecure.com/strataguard/

*Disclaimer: Yes I am a developer for EasyIDS but it doesn't change the fact that people should still have an IDS/IPS in place.

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