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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 even the most sophisticated attacks.

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Webinar – Suricata Metadata Analysis and Threat Hunting with CrystalEye XDR

Suricata has the ability to output alerts, anomalies, metadata, file info and protocol-specific records through JSON EVE output. In this webinar, we’ll explore how we can use Suricata event data […]

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Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) are known for their sentinel behavior, patiently and alertly standing watch over their class. Sentries who stand guard gain trust through their experience and reputation, not through their age or social rank.

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