Brian Caswell, a highly respected member of the Snort Community. is the Webmaster for the Snort.org site and the primary individual responsible for maintaining the rules that drive the Snort intrusion detection system. He is highly experienced in deploying intrusion detection systems in both small businesses and enterprise-sized environmanets, and has spoken on the topic multiple times at the CanSec West conferences in 2002 and 2003. Brian is an employee of Sourcefire, provider of one of the world's most advanced and flexible intrusion management solutions based on the Snort IDS and founded by the original developer of Snort. In 2002, Sourcefire was recognized as one of the most influential vendors in the IT security marketplace by Information Security Magazine.