December 10, 2004

A Modest Player in Open Source

In 2001, Martin Roesch decided to turn Snort into a commercial venture. He named his company Sourcefire, in part as a reference to his open-source roots, and launched it from the living room of his home in Columbia, Maryland. His plan? Build a proprietary tool that could manage security software with graphical interfaces.

Link: linuxinsider.com

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