A Brief Study And Comparison Of, Open Source Intrusion Detection System Tools
As the world becomes more connected to the cyber world, attackers and hackers are becoming increasingly
sophisticated to penetrate computer systems and networks. Intrusion Detection System (IDS) plays a vital role in defending
a network against intrusion. Many commercial IDSs are available in marketplace but with high cost. At the same time open
source IDSs are also available with continuous support and upgradation from large user community. Each of these IDSs
adopts a different approaches thus may target different applications. This paper provides a quick review of six Open
Source IDS tools so that one can choose the appropriate Open Source IDS tool as per their organization requirements.