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Suricata 1.4 Brings New Security Features

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Published on 15 December 2012 01:05 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Suricata from the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF), which is an Open Source Next Generation Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine, has been updated to version 1.4.

The major additions to the Suricata 1.4 release is Unix Socket support, IP reputation support, and the Luajit keyword has been added. There's also stability and performance improvements to Suricata 1.4, including a rewrite of the IP Defrag Engine for greater scalability.

For more information on the new security features and changes found within Suricata 1.4, see the OISF announcement.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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