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A network engineer in a Zeek Week world

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... Read more »

No tap? No problem!

Recently a fan of network security monitoring (NSM) asked me for advice on his current instrumentation situation. He said his organization was new to NSM and was interested in pursuing solutions with Corelight. However, the company did not have any... 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 »

The Elephant in the SIEM War Room

Last week’s RSA announcements included a pair of new entrants in to the SIEM space, Google Chronicle’s Backstory and Microsoft’s Azure Sentinel. While the entry of larger players in to the SIEM space is an eyebrow-raiser on its own, in conjunction... Read more »

Corelight: #winning in Network Security

2018 was undoubtedly a banner year for Corelight. We closed out 2018 with many successes under our belt that reflect the hard work of our people: We more than quadrupled our sales year-over-year and more than doubled our customer base and employee... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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