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Sourcefire – The Next Generation of Network Security Solutions

sourcefireRunning considerably into its 12th year of foundation, Sourcefire has come a long way from a single, open source software, to a corporation listed in NASDAQ, providing robust network security solutions to corporations worldwide. Transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies organize and minimize network security risks, today, the names Sourcefire and founder Martin Roesch have become synonymous with creation and network security intelligence.

In addition to several complementary goods to defend a company’s network, Sourcefire provides several other network security solutions for different corporate requirements, which include the Next Generation Intrusion Preventive System (NGIPS) and Next generation Firewall (NGFW). Both of these systems are incorporated with Application Control for better contextual responsiveness, visibility, automation and customizability.

Next-Generation IPS (NGIPS)

Next Generation IPS, when compared to its competition, can help save resources in terms of money and labor by as much as up to five times. The automation of threat (common & regularly updating) detection and prevention functions also helps save thousands of dollars annually as compared to when you do it manually.

Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW):

Tested to have successfully blocked ninety-nine percent of attacks (all kinds), the Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) is yet another effort from Sourcefire to take the NGIPS competency to the next level. Based on the basic principles of FireSIGHT R, FirePOWER R and Agile Security R, NGFW safely boasts unparalleled features such as absolute visibility of the network and security automation with disturbing the performance of the network at minimal levels.

FireAMP - Advanced Malware Protection by Sourcefire

Malware being the most popularly used vehicle by attackers, has become a concern of networks and a real pain the neck for network administrators all around the world. With the increased usage of personal machines (laptops, smart phones, tablets) by employees globally, the chances of infection in the network are multiplied by several times. The advanced, dedicated malware security solutions from Sourcefire not only satisfies the need for a “malware protector” but a complete protective system that otherwise cannot run without the support of the cloud because of large scale data filtering required for real time, quick and updated detection. 

Apart from these, all other applications built by Sourcefire operate in, inline and/or passive modes and come with a programmable fail-open abilities standard to safeguard the constant network availability.

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