Applied Watch for the Snort IDS is Now Available for Free Download

Anderson Johnston andy at
Sat Apr 12 23:07:40 GMT 2003

Anybody seen this?  It looks like the poor man's Sourcefire.

If anybody had experience with a beta version, please let me know.
Hypothetically, if I happened to be building a new NIDS around Snort 2.0,
would I want to use this in the design?

					- Andy

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---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 02:44:18 -0500
From: Eric Hines <eric.hines at>
To: focus-ids at
Cc: list at, snort-users at
Subject: [Snort-users] Applied Watch for the Snort IDS is Now Available for
    Free Download

The Applied Watch Command Center for the Snort IDS is Now Available for
Free download!

The Applied Watch Command Center; the world's first truly OS-native,
cross-platform, management and monitoring system for the Snort IDS is
now immediately available for free download. The Applied Watch console
supports MAC OS, Windows, Linux, Unix, Solaris, and any Operating System
that runs the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).

Applied Watch ships with Agents, which installs and configures Snort for
its use, a central Server where all events are sent over an SSL
encrypted tunnel, and consoles, which allows users to connect to the
server and get real-time events and alerts, manage users at the server,
and manage the rule sets of all your remote Snort sensors.

This is an unprecedented release that is readily available for immediate

Break FREE of the browser prison for monitoring your IDS'!

Version 1.0 features include:

- Remote snort management from the GUI console
- Remote ruleset management of all your snort sensors
- Alerts are prioritized into High, Medium, Low alert windows
- Identify false positives immediately by clicking on an event to get
the packet dump
- Manage users for the server centrally from any GUI console
- A process monitor restarts the Agent if it dies
- Much, Much More!

You can download the Applied Watch Command Center from

Download it free today!

Eric Hines


Eric Hines
CEO, Chairman
Applied Watch Technologies
[e] eric.hines at
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Suite D
Crystal Lake, IL 60014


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