Suricata 4.0 – Kicks it Up a Notch!

We are thrilled to announce Suricata 4.0 is now available! This is a major release, improving detection capabilities, more protocols, adding new output options, Rust support, and much more. Thanks to valuable feedback from the rule writing teams at Emerging Threats, Positive Technologies, and many others Suricata 4.0 includes many rule keywords for inspecting HTTP,… Read More

Expanded Suricata Roadmap Development Session @ SuriCon

We are excited to offer an expanded community brainstorming session on Suricata’s Road Map Development at this year’s SuriCon .  Don’t miss your chance to particpate in this important discussion – register for SuriCon today – What did we accomplish during last year’s discussion?  Here is a quick synopsis: Last year’s list included the following ‘top priority’ ideas:… Read More

Important Release – Suricata 3.1.2

We are excited to announce the release of Suricata 3.1.2. This release fixes some important issues, so we highly recommend updating. Get the release here: Changes you can expect from this new release include: Feature #1830: support ‘tag’ in eve log Feature #1870: make logged flow_id more unique Feature #1874: support Cisco Fabric Path… Read More

Announcing – Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (ANSSI) Joins OISF

The Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) and Suricata are proud to announce that the  Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (ANSSI) has joined as a Gold level consortium member.  As a national authority, ANSSI reports to the Secretary General for Defense and National Security (SGDSN) assisting the Prime Minister in fulfilling his responsibilities… Read More

Release of Suricata 3.1!

We are pleased to announce the release of Suricata 3.1. This newest release of Suricata brings significant performance improvements including Hyperscan integration for Multi-Pattern Matcher, NETMAP usability enhancements, and simplifying rule grouping. The team also documented important changes since 3.1RC1 including AF_PACKETv2 is the default as v3 is still experimental and NFQ run mode workers… Read More

Help Us Test Suricata 3.0.1RC1

The OISF development team is asking for the community’s feedback on a new release: Suricata 3.0.1RC1. Many issues have been fixed in 3.0, including important stability issues and memory leaks.  The team expects a  final is expected within a week or so. Get the new release here: NEW FEATURES: – Feature #1535: Expose the… Read More

Victor Julien is interviewed by PenTest Magazine

On February 15, 2016, PenTest Magazine published a fantastic interview with our own Victor Julien.  Victor gives a great overview of Suricata, our new release, and the importance of open-source communities; take a look: Suricata tool is an open source network IDS- interview with Victor Julien    

Welcoming Bricata our newest Consortium Member

We are thrilled to announce Bricata as our newest Entry level consortium member.  By joining OISF, Bricata is reinforcing their commitment to supporting Suricata and open source technologies.  Bricata is the leading developer of performance intrusion prevention systems for high-visibility network security using the multithreaded Suricata IPS engine and optimized with our patent-pending hardware acceleration and data management architecture.  In… Read More