A Network Engineer in a Zeek Week World

By Sarah Banks, Senior Director of Product Management, Corelight With almost two decades of networking experience, I recently made my first foray into a security-centric user conference at Zeek Week, an annual conference for the user community of the open source network security monitoring platform known as Zeek (formerly Bro) held last month in Seattle. […]

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 […]

The last BroCon. It’ll be Zeek in 2019!

By Robin Sommer, CTO at Corelight and member of the Zeek Leadership Team I’m back in San Francisco after the last ever BroCon! Why the last BroCon? Because the Bro Leadership Team has announced a new name for the project. After two years of discussion, no shortage of suggestions, and a final shortlist going through […]

Corelight’s recent contributions to open-source Bro

By Robin Sommer, CTO at Corelight and Bro development lead When we founded Corelight in 2013, one of our goals was to build an organization that could sustain open-source Bro development long term. At that time, the core team behind Bro was still funded primarily through grants from the National Science Foundation. One of the […]

That’s a Wrap! The Bay Area’s First Open-Source Bro Meetup

By John Gamble, Director of Marketing at Corelight Last Tuesday Corelight hosted the Bay Area’s first meetup for the open-source Bro network security monitor and we saw a great turnout of Bro fanatics and first-timers alike at our San Francisco headquarters. Meetup attendees mingled over pizza, salad and drinks before Vern Paxson, the creator of […]

What’s the riskiest part of your Bro deployment? It may be you.

What’s the riskiest part of your Bro deployment? Don’t overlook the obvious: the answer may be you. Corelight helps mitigate that risk by providing enterprise-grade solutions built on Bro. This post describes one example of how that can help you reduce your risk when deploying Bro.