Nokia teams with Sourcefire to offer Intrusion Prevention

Nokia announces plans to offer Sourcefire's Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) on its portfolio of high-performance IP Security Platforms. Nokia Intrusion Prevention with Sourcefire will provide enterprises with defense-in-depth by analyzing network traffic to discover risks, determine their business impact and take actions to defend the network.

Sourcefire's Intrusion Prevention system leverages open source Snort technology, which it created and manages. Widely regarded as the de facto standard for Intrusion Prevention, Snort has been downloaded more than three million times and protects many of the world's most critical networks. Nokia Intrusion Prevention will offer Sourcefire's technology on Nokia IP Security Platforms, which are purpose-built for security in both traditional and mobile environments, and feature the hardened Nokia IPSO(TM) secure operating system. Offering Sourcefire on Nokia gives customers access to one of the industry's best Intrusion Prevention technologies backed by the global scale and world-class First Call - Final Resolution global support services of Nokia.