Sweet Security

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseApache License 2.0
Programming languagePython
AuthorTravis Smith
Latest releaseNo release found

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Why this tool?

This tool helps with automating the installation of several components like Bro IDS, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK stack), and Critical Stack. Saving time on installation and configuration is its primary purpose.

Usage and audience

Sweet Security is commonly used for network security monitoring or security monitoring. Target users for this tool are general public, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review and remarks

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


  • + The source code of this software is available

History and highlights

  • Demo at Black Hat USA 2017 Arsenal

Author and Maintainers

Sweet Security is under development by Travis Smith.


Supported operating systems

Sweet Security is known to work on Linux.

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a network intrusion detection tool and network security monitoring tool.

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