Is IPS a feature or a product?

By Richard Bejtlich, Principal Security Strategist, Corelight This post is a departure from previous editions. It is inspired by discussions I’ve had recently with a few different online and in-person communities. I will present my view on the topic, but I’m more interested in hearing what readers think! I’ve had a few conversations during the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Finding Very Damaging Needles in Very Large Haystacks

By Vern Paxson, Chief Scientist at Corelight Some of the most costly security compromises that enterprises suffer manifest as tiny trickles of behavior hidden within an ocean of other site activity.  Finding such incidents, and unraveling their full scope once detected, requires far-ranging network visibility, such as provided by Corelight Sensors, or, more broadly, the […]