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Intrusion Detection Prevention System using SNORT

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
Aaliya Tasneem, Abhishek Kumar, Shabnam Sharma

Aaliya Tasneem, Abhishek Kumar and Shabnam Sharma. Intrusion Detection Prevention System using SNORT. International Journal of Computer Applications 181(32):21-24, December 2018. BibTeX

	author = {Aaliya Tasneem and Abhishek Kumar and Shabnam Sharma},
	title = {Intrusion Detection Prevention System using SNORT},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {December 2018},
	volume = {181},
	number = {32},
	month = {Dec},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {21-24},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018918280},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Living in the age of information, each and every action result in some form of data creation. According to statistics, over 300 thousand tweets and over 4 million Facebook posts are being generated per minute. Knowing the fact that more users and more data require more security. In the modern era, security and reliability have become the major concerns for an individual or an organization. In this paper, various terminologies, techniques and methodologies related to Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) have been discussed. This paper provides different approaches on implementation of IDPS that is based on in-depth study of various research endeavors. It majorly deals with the concept of Intrusion Detection System using Snort which is a popular tool for network security. It is widely accepted by corporate sectors in order to secure their organization’s network. The paper gives a fair knowledge of Snort, about its purpose, the modes it associated with, its implementations and the applications. Review has been made on the basis of the studies and research done in the literature section.


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Intrusion Detection System; Intrusion Prevention System; Snort