1. What is Suricata

Suricata is a high performance Network IDS, IPS and Network Security Monitoring engine. It is open source and owned by a community-run non-profit foundation, the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF). Suricata is developed by the OISF.

1.1. About the Open Information Security Foundation

The Open Information Security Foundation is a non-profit foundation organized to build community and to support open-source security technologies like Suricata, the world-class IDS/IPS engine.

1.1.1. License

The Suricata source code is licensed under version 2 of the GNU General Public License.

This documentation is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License.