Snort on OpenBSD

OpenBSD is one of many choices for a Unix-based operating system for Snort. OpenBSD has a reputation for adhering to the highest standards of security for an operating system. The goal of the OpenBSD team is to provide the most secure OS out of the box. The OpenBSD team performs comprehensive line-by-line analysis of every piece of software included with the OS. OpenBSD does not come with as many programs as other operating systems, but you can be sure that you are starting out with a secure system if you use OpenBSD. Because OpenBSD is not as popular as other variants of BSD, it can be difficult to find packages.

Before installing OpenBSD you should check to make sure the hardware you have is supported by OpenBSD. Unfortunately, ...

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