You have been appointed the new rep in charge of cybersecurity at your company. The CIO has brought you a report discussing the sniffing tool snort. He seems very keen on utilizing it for penetration testing and has asked you to prepare a report discussing what it is and what it does. Write a short analysis in your initial post in this week’s discussion disclosing what snort is, how to use it, and what it’s best at doing. Describe how Snort would be of assistance to penetration testing and footprinting of networks. Make sure to use your research and reference to assist in your analysis.
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