[Bro] Poll: Bro deployments
vsankar at foretell.ca
Tue Jan 19 13:51:29 PST 2010
Robin Sommer wrote:
> Hello Sites Using Bro,
> We'd like to ask for your help. We're in the process of preparing a
> major funding proposal for improving Bro, focused on: improving the
> end-user experience (things like comprehensive documentation,
> polishing rough edges, fixing bugs); and improving performance.
> This looks like a potentially excellent opportunity. However, a
> major element of winning the funding is convincingly demonstrating
> to the funders that Bro is already well-established across a large &
> diverse user community.
> To develop that framing, we'd like to ask as many of you folks as
> possible to fill out the small questionaire below. Please send the
> replies to Robin personally, not to the list (just replying to this
> mail should do the right thing). Assuming sufficient feedback, we'll
> post an anonymized summary to the list.
> (Of course we already know about many of you, but collecting this
> information more systematically will allow us to put together a
> better overall view of the Bro community.)
> Thanks a lot in advance,
> Vern and Robin
> --------- Please send to robin at icir.org -----------------------------
> 1. Name of deployment site [optional]: ForeTell Technologies Limited and two customer sites
> 2. We are using Bro
> [ ] not yet, but we plan to
> [X] experimentally
> [X] operationally
> 3. We have done so for about _3_ years.
> 4. Our site is best described as
> [ ] Academia
> [ ] Research Lab
> [ ] Government
> [X] Industry
> [X] Other (please explain) Customer Sites
> 5. In its current use, Bro monitors about _600_ systems.
> 6. Would you be fine with us listing your site by name as a Bro user?
> [ ] Yes, however you wish.
> [ ]] Yes in private to the funders in your grant application, but not publicly.
> [X] No, please use this information only in an anonymized form.
> 7. Optionally, list up to three improvements you would like to see
> in the "Bro world":
1) Better documentation
2) Guidance on best practices
3) Better Support for OpenBSD
> Bro mailing list
> bro at bro-ids.org
Vijay Sankar, M.Eng., P.Eng.
ForeTell Technologies Limited
59 Flamingo Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3J 0X6
Phone: (204) 885-9535, E-Mail: vsankar at foretell.ca
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