Tool and Usage
Network threat detection engine that acts as intrusion detection (IDS), inline intrusion prevention (IPS), and network security monitoring (NSM)
Usage and audience
Suricata is commonly used for information gathering, intrusion detection, or network analysis. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.
- Suricata is written in C, Lua
- JSON output supported
- Tool allows multiple integrations
- + More than 50 contributors
- + The source code of this software is available
Author and Maintainers
Suricata is under development by Victor Julien.
Support operating systems
Suricata is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, and OpenBSD.
|Latest release||suricata-4.0.0 [2017-07-27]|
|Last updated||Sept. 18, 2017|
|Suricata GitHub mirror|