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Hello all,


We are in the process of evaluating and allocating funding for a new IDS and SIEM.  Would anyone be able to, on or off list, share some insight as to vendors you particularly like/dislike and features you do and do not like within an IDS and SIEM?


Thank you,




Adam S. Glick

IT Security Engineer

Brown University

Providence, RI  02912


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