Setup and Securing Winlogbeat

Winlogbeat is a lightweight open-source Windows agent that uses the Windows API to ship different event logs to Logstash or Elasticsearch. I have been a Splunk user for quite some time, but I have started to also leverage the Elastic Stack at work and in my home lab. This post is for my reference and anyone trying to configure … Read more

Ingesting PCAP Files with Zeek and Splunk

Whenever I want to analyze a relatively small packet capture (PCAP), I load it up in Wireshark and get the job done. However, this process does not scale and becomes a problem with large-sized pcap files. Even if you split, let’s say, a 25 terabyte PCAP up into smaller chunks, can you imagine how long it would … Read more