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Network Security Monitoring: Your best next move

Welcome to the first in a regular series of blog posts on network security monitoring (NSM). Read more »

Log enrichment with DNS host names

One of the first tasks for any incident responder when looking at network logs is to figure out the host names that were associated with an IP address in prior network activity. With Corelight’s 1.15 release we help automate the process and I would... Read more »

Network security monitoring vs supply chain backdoors

On October 4, 2018, Bloomberg published a story titled “The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies,” with a subtitle “The attack by Chinese spies reached almost 30 U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple, by... Read more »

Corelight: a recipe I couldn’t refuse

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... Read more »

Twenty years of network security monitoring: from the AFCERT to 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... Read more »

There’s more to Bro than great network data

Corelight recently released our 1.15 software update which includes some fantastic new features, including our first group of curated Bro Packages which we’re calling the “Core Collection.”  In this blog post, I’ll tell you a bit more about how... Read more »

Corelight’s recent contributions to open-source Bro

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... Read more »

Databricks + Corelight – A powerful combination for cybersecurity, incident response and threat hunting

Incident response, threat hunting and cybersecurity in general relies on great data. Just like the rest of the world where virtually everything these days is data-driven, from self-driving cars to personalized medicine, effective security strategies... Read more »

How Bro logs gave one company better DNS traffic visibility than their DNS servers

Bro provides enriched network visibility for top organizations around the world, and there are many use cases for Bro logs.   The security field uses Bro data for incident response and cyber threat hunting. But Bro log use cases don’t always have to... Read more »

Another cool thing about Bro: SMB analysis!

If you’re reading this blog, you probably know that Bro can uncover indicators of compromise and discover adversary lateral movement by monitoring east-west traffic within the enterprise. But you may not know about one of the best sources of data... Read more »

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