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Zeek 2023 Community Survey Results

The Zeek project conducted a two week survey of its user community in early 2023, soliciting 98 responses. The majority of respondents (75%) report living in North America, with a plurality (29%) reporting that their closest major city was located on the east coast....

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Introducing Zeek 5.2

The Zeek team is proud to announce the release of Zeek 5.2, starting the final line of feature releases in the 5.x cycle. Development on 5.2 began in late September 2022 and has included some 660 commits, 178 PRs, and external contributions from the teams at Microsoft...

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Zeek on Windows

As we shared at ZeekWeek 2022 in October, we’re thrilled to announce emerging support for Zeek on Windows, thanks to an open-source contribution from Microsoft. Part of its integration of Zeek into its Defender for Endpoint security platform, this contribution...

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Zeek 5.0

The Zeek team is quite excited to announce Zeek 5.0: it’s a major release providing a lot of new functionality, both extending Zeek itself and also growing its ecosystem through new capabilities and tools. Thanks to everybody who has contributed to this release, many...

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Zeek Project training

The Zeek Project is delighted to announce that we are going to offer the Zeek community training next month. Usually it is a one day event offered during ZeekWeeks, but due to high demand and long waitlist of people during ZeekWeek, we have decided to offer it twice...

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Zeek In Action, Video 12, zeek2es

In this video, Keith Jones (Sr. Security Researcher, Corelight) introduces a simple Python program written to help you take your Zeek ASCII tab delimited files and make them full text searchable with ElasticSearch+Kibana (or OpenSearch, if you prefer).  If you don’t...

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Zeek 4.1 Feature Release

(This is an updated version of an earlier posting announcing a 4.1 release candidate.) The Zeek development team is excited to publish our next feature release, Zeek 4.1. This version includes the following highlights: Overhauled SSL/X509 processing to make its...

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