Suricata is an Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS) engine developed by the Open Information Security Foundation and its supporting vendors. The engine is multi-threaded and has native IPv6 support, file extraction capabilities, and many more features. It's capable of loading existing Snort rules and signatures, and supports many frontends through Barnyard2.
Cyberprobe is a distributed architecture for real-time monitoring of networks against attack. The software consists of two components: cyberprobe, which collects data packets and forwards it over a network in standard streaming protocols; and cybermon, which receives the streamed packets, decodes the protocols, and interprets the information. Cyberprobe can optionally be configured to receive alerts from Snort. In this configuration, when an alert is received, the IP source address associated with the alert is dynamically targeted for a period of time. Collecting data and forwarding over the network to a central collection point allows for a much more "industrialized" approach to intrusion detection. The monitor, cybermon, is highly configurable using LUA, allowing you to do a great many things with captured data: summarize, hexdump, store, and respond with packet injections.
LoginIDS provides functions to analyze log files from different services in order to detect unusual login behavior. The normal user behavior is learned by analyzing log files and saved in a database. Logins are analyzed by time, service, source, and destination address. If a user's login is new or considered unlikely by LoginIDS, an alert is generated. Alerts can be handled by external scripts and viewed using the log file management system Splunk and the LoginIDS App.
Nova is a software application for preventing and detecting hostile network reconnaissance (such as nmap scans). It does this by first creating the Haystack: a large collection of low interaction honeypots using an updated version of Honeyd. Finding real machines on the network becomes like finding a needle in a haystack of fake machines. Second, Nova uses machine learning algorithms to automatically detect and classify attempts at hostile reconnaissance, so there's no need to go searching manually through your honeypot's log files. It provides an easy to use Web-based interface powered by Node.js to configure itself and Honeyd instances.
ThreadFix is a software vulnerability aggregation and management system that reduces the time it takes to fix software vulnerabilities. It imports the results from dynamic, static, and manual testing to provide a centralized view of software security defects across development teams and applications. The system allows companies to correlate testing results and streamline software remediation efforts by simplifying feeds to software issue trackers. By auto-generating application firewall rules, this tool allows organizations to continue remediation work uninterrupted. ThreadFix empowers managers with vulnerability trending reports that show progress over time, giving them justification for their efforts.
redBorder IPS is a high performance intrusion prevention system based on Snort running on top of a clustered pf_ring with specific enhancements. A Web management interface is provided to control a large number of such devices, including snort and device configuration, rule management, SNMP monitoring, user roles, and multi-domain support.
LibHTP is a security-aware parser for the HTTP protocol and the related bits and pieces. That can mean many things, but the only scenario in which LibHTP has been tested so far is the one when you need to parse a duplex HTTP stream that you have obtained by passively intercepting HTTP traffic. Just feed the raw TCP stream to LibHTP and it will do the rest.