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The Implementation of Rule-Based Early Warning System in Snort Through Email

  • Aaruni GoelEmail author
  • A. K. Vasistha
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 33)

Abstract

Snort is a network intrusion detection and prevention tool and is used to identify and prevent the different types of attacks on networks. The snort works on the basis of rules enabled or created by the network administrator time to time. In this paper attacks are identified with the help of alert mechanism in the rule set as defined in snort package. The alert notification on email is shown in the form of snapshots. It simply means to deliver the alert in the form of email which makes the flexibility to the administrator to roam anywhere without being taking pain of any missed information related to attacks.

Keywords

Intrusion Snort Rules Alert Swatch and sendmail 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringMewar UniversityChittorgarhIndia

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