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Suricata is the leading independent open source threat detection engine. By combining intrusion detection (IDS), intrusion prevention (IPS), network security monitoring (NSM) and PCAP processing, Suricata can quickly identify, stop, and assess the most sophisticated attacks.

Always one step ahead

Our community of developers ensures Suricata remains on the cutting edge of threat detection and response. They prioritize security, usability, and efficiency to keep your network safe from sophisticated and emerging threats.

Plays well with others

Suricata integrates seamlessly with your network and can be embedded within numerous respected commercial and open source solutions.

Independence day is every day

The Suricata project and code are owned and supported by the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF), a non-profit that is committed to keeping Suricata open source forever.

Latest Release

Suricata (Stable) version is 6.0.3; released June 30th, 2021

Linux/Mac/FreeBSD/UNIX/Windows Source: suricata-6.0.3.tar.gz
PGP Signature: suricata-6.0.3.tar.gz.sig
Windows 64-bit installer: Suricata-6.0.1-2-64bit.msi
Ubuntu PPA channel for Suricata 6

 

Upcoming Events

Intrusion Analysis & Threat Hunting with Suricata @ SuriCon 2021

This 2-day advanced user training led by Suricata’s lead developers is being held the same week as SuriCon 2018 – join us for both and receive a 20% discount on […]

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Advanced Deployment & Configuration with Suricata @ SuriCon 2021

This 2-day advanced user training led by Suricata’s lead developers is being held the same week as SuriCon 2021 – join us for both and receive a 20% discount on […]

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SuriCon

Now, more than ever, we can’t wait to see everyone back at the 6th SuriCon! October 20 – 22, 2021 in historic Boston, MA Join us for 3 days of […]

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