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Tool and Usage

Bro is a network security monitoring tool (NSM) and helps with monitoring. It can also play an active rol in performing forensics and incident response.

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Usage and audience

Bro is commonly used for security monitoring. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available


Support operating systems

Bro is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, and macOS.

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Project details
Latest release2.5.2 [2017-10-16]
Last updatedJan. 14, 2018

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