I’ve been wanting to get a Bro IDS installed for a long time now – and for several reasons:

  1. It looks fun!

  2. My customers have expressed interest

  3. It will be part of my upcoming ILTACON session.

So this weekend I started getting the hardware portion ready, which includes:

If you need additional information such as screenshots/configs etc to get the VLANs passing properly from the Edge Router X to TP-LINK switch, let me know. Otherwise for now I’m just focusing on crafting content for part 2, where we’ll dive into actually turning the Pi into a Bro sensor using Sweet Security.


Written by: Brian Johnson

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