Founded in 2001, Sourcefire is a leading developer of enterprise-level network security hardware and software.

Sourcefire is an appliance company that provides a mashup of internet security and anti-malware solutions for home automation. The company is most noted for its FirePOWER network security range of appliances and applications that are based on Snorts intrusion detection system (IDS). Based in Columbia, Maryland, Sourcefire was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2013 for a total of $2.7 billion. The companys mashup toolkits have been ranked at the top of the NSSs 2012 ?Security Value Map.?