We are very excited to announce that as of today all Bro-related
services have found a new home under the bro.org domain. We’ve
moved most services over from bro-ids.org already, and the
remaining pieces should fall in place over the next couple of days.
Generally, things should just keep working, with the old names
redirecting to the new ones transparently. You may however need to
adjust your email filters if you’re subscribed to any of our mailing

This move reflects a change in perspective that has been shaping up
for a while already. The problem is that what most people associate
with the term "IDS" doesn’t actually fit Bro very well. Bro’s
capabilities go beyond what traditional "IDS" provide, and its real strengths
lie in areas where there’s not much else out there to compare it with. Indeed, Bro can do much more than "just intrusion
detection&quot. Many of our users are deploying it in a range of very
different settings for gaining insight into their networks
independent of any security concerns. In this sense, we’ve been
playing down the "IDS" angle for a while already, and the new domain
makes that explicit. On top of that, a three-letter domain is of
course much cooler anyways.

This change was made possible by a generous donation from Liam Randall
to the International Computer Science Institute. The donation allowed
us to aquire the domain from its previous owner. We are extremely
grateful for Liam’s support, many thanks to him from the whole Bro

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