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Corelight Investigator accelerates threat hunting

This morning we announced Corelight Investigator, an open NDR platform that enables security teams with the next-level evidence they need to disrupt attacks and accelerate threat hunting through an easy-to-use, quick-to-deploy SaaS solution.  Read more »

Deeper visibility into Kubernetes environments with network monitoring

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts we have planned over the next several weeks. We will explore topics such as network monitoring in Kubernetes, using sidecars to sniff and tunnel traffic, show a real-world example of detecting... Read more »

Countering network resident threats

Vendors often claim that their products or services counter, mitigate, or otherwise affect “nation state threats.” When I worked as a director of incident response at one company, and as a chief security officer at another, claims like these made no... Read more »

A conversation with GE’s former CIO on three keys to CIRT success

Earlier this month during Black Hat I had the good fortune to speak with Gary Reiner, a business leader for whom I have an immense amount of respect. Gary was the chief information officer (CIO) at General Electric (GE) for 20 years, and as such he... Read more »

Don’t delay – Corelight today!

Introduction Recently I heard that a company interested in Corelight was considering delaying their evaluation because of questions about SIEM technology. They currently have two SIEMs and are evaluating a third, possibly to replace the first two.... Read more »

What did I just see? Detection, inference, and identification

In the course of my network security monitoring work at Corelight, I’ve encountered the terms  detection, inference, and identification. In this post I will examine what these terms mean, and how they can help you describe the work you do when... Read more »

Bring Network Security Monitoring to the cloud with Corelight and Amazon VPC Traffic Mirroring

Corelight Sensors transform network traffic into comprehensive logs, extracted files, and custom insights via Zeek, a powerful, open-source network security monitoring framework used by thousands of organizations worldwide to accelerate incident... Read more »

Hello, my name is??

Corelight just released our v17 software release and it’s packed with a number of cool new features including the Input Framework, Community ID, and MITRE’s BZAR collection of detections for lateral movement. Let me share a few details about how... Read more »

Corelight + Chronicle Backstory: Technology integration brings all the right data at the right time for customers

At the recent RSA Conference, Chronicle launched Backstory, a new security analytics platform, and we are pleased to share that Corelight is part of the Chronicle Index Partner program. Read more »

Astronomers and Chemists

Scale is a great word, because its meaning is truly in the eye of the beholder.  To an astronomer, it might mean millions of light years. To a chemist, nanometers.  In the network security monitoring (NSM) world, Corelight is enabling scale in two... Read more »

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