Sourcefire Reviews

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    great place prior to cisco acquisition

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    I have been working at Sourcefire full-time (more than 3 years)


    great focus on being the best in IPS market.


    can not think of any cons

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Sourcefire Interviews

Updated Jun 6, 2014
Updated Jun 6, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    QA Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, MD
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, MD
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Sourcefire.

    Interview Details

    I applied in April 2014 through HR who forwarded my resume to the QA manager. I was interviewed on phone by three people who were the experts on the team. The next day I received an email inviting me for onsite interview in the following week. Was informed about the decision the next week. The process took less than three weeks from receiving an email for a phone interview to being hired.interview was very long. Do not expect it to be easy for interns or more about your resume. They care about what they need not what you know.

    Interview Questions
    • Secured login to remote machine, grep command, if config, how to set an ip address for a machine   Answer Question
    • What is next generation firewall, ips, ids, sip protocol, rtp, threeway handhshake.   Answer Question
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Headquarters Columbia, MD
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Public
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Cisco Systems, McAfee

Sourcefire puts FirePOWER behind its network security and information management software. The company's 3D (for discover, determine, and defend) software is based on Snort, an open-source intrusion detection engine. Its FirePOWER acceleration technology secures applications without sacrificing performance and efficiency. Sourcefire also uses hundreds of centrally managed sensors to detect, block, and analyze network traffic. It targets the finance, government, health care, manufacturing, and technology industries; customers have included SAIC and Ernst & Young. Sourcefire... More

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