Cisco: Sourcefire

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Cisco Sourcefire logoOn October 7, 2013 Cisco completed the acquisition of Sourcefire, a leader in intelligent cyber security solutions. With the close of this acquisition, Cisco will provide one of the industry’s most comprehensive advanced threat protection portfolios, as well as a broad set of enforcement and remediation options that are integrated, pervasive, continuous and open.

The Sourcefire Next-Generation IPS sets a new standard for advanced threat protection. Integrating real-time contextual awareness, full-stack visibility and intelligent security automation this firewall delivers industry-leading security effectiveness, performance and low total cost of ownership. Passive intrusion detection (IDS) mode notifies of suspicious network traffic and behavior, while inline IPS mode blocks threats. The NGIPS solution can be further expanded with optional subscription licenses to add Application Control/URL Filtering and Advanced Malware Protection. Centrally manage hundreds of appliances through the Sourcefire FireSIGHT® Management Center.


  • Next-Gen Intrusion Prevention
  • Next Generation Firewall
  • Snort Management
  • Malware Protection
  • Virtualization Security
  • SSL Decryption