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Published on September 12th, 2011 | by MaxiSoler


smooth-sec IDS/IPS v1.2 released

Smooth-Sec is a ready to-go  IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention System) linux distribution based on the multi threaded Suricata IDS/IPS engine and Snorby, the top notch web application for network security monitoring.

Smooth-Sec is built on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS using the TurnKey Core base as development platform. Functionality is the key point that allow to deploy a complete  IDS/IPS System up and running out of the box within a few minutes, even for security beginners with minimal Linux experience.


Snorby Features:

  • Metrics Metrics & Reports
  • Classifications
  • Full packet and session data.
  • Settings Custom Settings
  • Hotkeys

Suricata Features:

  • Native IPv6 Support
  • Automatic protocol detection
  • Multi threaded
  • Native hardware acceleration support
  • Passive OS and Portscan detection
  • L7 Protocol awareness
  • IP Reputation using scoring threshold
  • Distributed blocking & feedback
  • Global flowbits  and variables

7-09-2011 – Smooth-Sec 1.2 Released
[*] Improvements and fixes

  • Upgraded to Kernel 2.6.32-33-generic-pae with support up to 64GB RAM
  • Snorby upgraded to 2.3.9 version
  • Suricata upgraded to 1.1 Beta2 version
  • Barnyard2 upgraded to 1.10 version

More information: http://bailey.st/blog/smooth-sec/

Thank you Phillip Bailey 😉

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