Bro Monthly #5Welcome to the 5th Bro Monthly newsletter. This month we cover the following topics:
- Bro Meet-ups: our category for Bro related gatherings and groups,
- Bro Commits: Bro v2.4 is here,
- Bro in the wild,
- Bro internal.
BroCon'15 Agenda online
Still not registered for BroCon'15?
Please have a look on our updated agenda.
We are happy to announce that the inventor of Bro, Vern Paxson will give a keynote speech.
The deadline to submit your presentation is coming very soon,May 29th. We already have some exciting topics but there is for sure room for more. Send us your Bro story.
Bro Commits: Bro v2.4 is here
We are happy to announce the beta of Bro v2.4 is available for download! Here is a brief summary of new features and improvements:
- Support for external plugins to extend core functionality.
- Announcing the release of Broker: Bro's new communication library.
- Major improvements to BroControl's reliability and error handling.
- New analyzers: including SSH, DTLS, RDP, and MySQL.
- File analysis supports reassembly of files not transferred/seen sequentially.
- And, BroCut was rewritten in C to improve its speed.
See NEWS for preliminary release notes and CHANGES for the exhaustive commit list.
Feedback is encouraged and should be sent to the Bro mailing list. As previously stated, we do not recommend using a beta release for production use.
Bro in the wild
Saying goodbye to Bro's Jon Siwek, thanks for all your awesome work pic.twitter.com/ov58j37zJI— The Bro Platform (@Bro_IDS) April 30, 2015