IDS Appliance Recommendations

Robert Fleming rob at
Tue Aug 6 16:38:01 MDT 2013

That will greatly depend on your budget and expectations. You could do qradar at an entry price of something 25k. Or you can step into open source and go with alienvault or security onion. 

The Bertmeister

On Aug 6, 2013, at 11:39 AM, Jacob Albretsen <jakea at> wrote:

> A PCI compliance company which will remain nameless decided to EOL a IDS 
> Appliance under my feet while simultaneously not producing a replacement 
> product that has the same functionality.   Now I need to find another solution.  
> The appliance served as both an IDS (all incoming traffic was passed through it) 
> as well as doing our quarterly internal vulnerability scans.
> I am looking for recommendations for a product that can give me this kind of 
> functionality.  A real nice feature (not sure if it exists) would be that even 
> if the appliance is off or rebooting, traffic is still passed through it to the 
> rest of network.
> Thanks,
> - Jake

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