Snort is the most powerful
IPS in the world, setting the standard for intrusion detection.
So when we started thinking about what the next generation of IPS looked like
we started from scratch.
Welcome to Snort 3.0!
Support multiple packet processing threads
Shared configuration and attribute table
Use a simple, scriptable configuration
Make key components pluggable
Autodetect services for portless configuration
Support sticky buffers in rules
Autogenerate reference documentation
Provide better cross platform support
Development for the project will be fast paced and public.
Please be sure and follow the Snort.org blog
as well as the Snort Twitter account, as all information concerning updates, blog posts, releases
and webinars will be posted there.