Announcing the Trail of Bits osquery support group

| | osquery
As great as it is, osquery could be a whole lot better. (Think write access for extensions, triggered responses upon detection, and even better performance, reliability and ease of use.) Facebook’s small osquery team can’t respond to every request for enhancement. That’s understandable. They have their hands full with managing ... Read More
QueryCon 2018: our talks and takeaways

QueryCon 2018: our talks and takeaways

| | Conferences, osquery
Sometimes a conference just gets it right. Good talks, single track, select engaged attendees, and no sales talks. It’s a recipe for success that Kolide got right on its very first try with QueryCon, the first-ever osquery conference. It’s no secret that we are huge fans of osquery, Facebook’s award-winning ... Read More

What do you wish osquery could do?

| | osquery
Welcome to the third post in our series about osquery. So far, we’ve described how five enterprise security teams use osquery and reviewed the issues they’ve encountered. For our third post, we focus on the future of osquery. We asked users, “What do you wish osquery could do?” The answers ... Read More
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What are the current pain points of osquery?

You’re reading the second post in our four-part series about osquery. Read post number one for a snapshot of the tool’s current use, the reasons for its growing popularity among enterprise security teams, and how it stacks up against commercial alternatives. osquery shows considerable potential to revolutionize the endpoint monitoring ... Read More
Securing Ethereum at Empire Hacking

Securing Ethereum at Empire Hacking

| | blockchain, Empire Hacking
If you’re building real applications with blockchain technology and are worried about security, consider this meetup essential. Join us on December 12th for a special edition of Empire Hacking focused entirely on the security of Ethereum. Why attend? Four blockchain security experts will be sharing how to write secure smart ... Read More
How are teams currently using osquery?

How are teams currently using osquery?

| | osquery
In the year since we ported osquery to Windows, the operating system instrumentation and endpoint monitoring agent has attracted a great deal of attention in the open-source community and beyond. In fact, it recently received the 2017 O’Reilly Defender Award for best project. Many large and leading tech firms have ... Read More