Mission First, People Always.

By Amber Graner, Community Director, Corelight I’d like to take a moment and introduce myself.  I’m Amber Graner, and I’m excited to join Corelight, Inc as the Director of Community for the open source Zeek project.   When I volunteered to join the U.S. Army in 1989, the saying “Mission first, people always” was something that was often […]

Corelight: a recipe I couldn’t refuse

By Joy Bonaguro, Head of People, Ops, and Data, Corelight It’s hard to beat a mission like transforming government for the 21st Century. That’s what I’ve been doing for more or less my entire professional life. From building information systems in New Orleans both before and after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to my latest role […]

Twenty years of network security monitoring: from the AFCERT to Corelight

By Richard Bejtlich, Principal Security Strategist, Corelight I am really fired up to join Corelight. I’ve had to keep my involvement with the team a secret since officially starting on July 20th. Why was I so excited about this company? Let me step backwards to help explain my present situation, and forecast the future. Twenty […]

Joining a New Company Selling 20 year-old Software

By Brian Dye, Chief Product Officer at Corelight I’ve enjoyed meeting many companies and leaders in the Bay Area over the past few months. The best surprise I had in doing so was with Corelight (where I recently joined as their chief product officer). Despite many years in security, when they proudly proclaimed “we’re bringing an […]

Runtime Options: the Bro Configuration Framework

By Johanna Amann, Senior Engineer at Corelight If you are familiar with Bro scripts you have probably encountered redefs, which allow you to change a number of Bro settings. One commonly used redef is Site::local_nets, which lists the networks that Bro considers local. As the name redef implies, redefs allow the re-definition of already defined […]